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Fluctuations in northeastern monsoon rainfall of Tamil Nadu.

Dhar, ON and Rakhecha, PR and Kulkarni, AK (1982) Fluctuations in northeastern monsoon rainfall of Tamil Nadu. Journal of Climatology, 2 (4). pp. 339-345.

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The average rainfall series of Tamil Nadu for the NE monsoon months of October-December and the season as a whole were analysed for trends, periodicities and variability using standard statistical methods. The trend analysis showed that there are no long-term trends of increasing or decreasing rainfall in the individual months or the season as a whole. The power spectrum analysis of rainfall series showed peaks at frequencies corresponding to the time periods of 2-2.44 yr and 3.66-4.40 yr.

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Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Royal Meteorological Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyclonic storms.; Northeast (NE) monsoon
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2015 10:57
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2015 10:57

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