Climatology of precipitation and clouds over Central_Sahara_Desert
Central Sahara Desert

General info
System properties
Seasonal variation
Diurnal variation
Vertical Structure
Extreme events
Time series
  • Topography and population

  • Central_Sahara_Desert has a mean elevation of 649 meter and 0% of the area is covered with water. Within Central_Sahara_Desert, total human population is about 857142. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In Central_Sahara_Desert, mean annual precipitation is 54.53 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 1.9%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 5.5%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 2.0%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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