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Spatial and subseasonal patterns of the long-term trends of Indian summer monsoon rainfall

Kumar, KR and Pant, GB and Parthasarathy, B and Sontakke, NA (1992) Spatial and subseasonal patterns of the long-term trends of Indian summer monsoon rainfall. International Journal of Climatology, 12 (3). pp. 257-268.

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Abstract

Areas of increasing trend in the monsoon seasonal rainfall are found along the west coast, north Andhra Pradesh and north-west India, and those of decreasing trend over east Madhya Pradesh and adjoining areas, north-east India and parts of Gujarat and Kerala. The subseasonal patterns indicate that the excess or deficiency of the monsoon rainfall is more frequently realized in the later half of the season. Monsoon rainfall tends to be more concentrated in August, over the west coast and central India.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Royal Meteorological Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: monsoon; rain; summer rain, India
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 11 May 2015 11:22
Last Modified: 11 May 2015 11:22
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/1109

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