Climatology of precipitation and clouds over South_Africa
South Africa

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

  • South_Africa has a mean elevation of 1260 meter and 1 % of the area is covered with water. Within South_Africa, total human population is about 39842664. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In South_Africa, mean annual precipitation is 772.23 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 4.1%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 9.0%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 6.5%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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