Climatology of precipitation and clouds over Indian_Ocean
Indian Ocean


General info
Precipitation
System properties
Cloud
Seasonal variation
Diurnal variation
Vertical Structure
Extreme events
  • Topography and population

  • Indian_Ocean has a mean elevation of 0 meter and 99 % of the area is covered with water. Within Indian_Ocean, total human population is about 321994. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In Indian_Ocean, mean annual precipitation is 1377.63 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 10.8%. 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 13.3%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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