Climatology of precipitation and clouds over SAUDI

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

  • SAUDI has a mean elevation of 415 meter and 11 % of the area is covered with water. Within SAUDI, total human population is about 17748836. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In SAUDI, mean annual precipitation is 83.73 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 1.6%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 3.1%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 1.5%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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