Climatology of precipitation and clouds over CARRIBEAN

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

  • CARRIBEAN has a mean elevation of 6 meter and 95 % of the area is covered with water. Within CARRIBEAN, total human population is about 4549614. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In CARRIBEAN, mean annual precipitation is 913.03 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 9.7%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 7.0%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 7.3%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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