Climatology of precipitation and clouds over N_IDIAN_OCEAN

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

  • N_IDIAN_OCEAN has a mean elevation of 0 meter and 99 % of the area is covered with water. Within N_IDIAN_OCEAN, total human population is about 10081270. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In N_IDIAN_OCEAN, mean annual precipitation is 1688.13 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 15.3%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 13.4%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 13.9%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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