NCEP/Climate Prediction Center ATLAS No. 5

A Precipitation Climatology for Stations in the Tropical Basin; Effects of ENSO

Table of Contents


1. Introduction

2. Data

3. Annual Rainfall Cycle

4. Rainfall Anomaly Histograms, 1955-96

5. Frequencies of Rainfall Deficits of Given Intensity and Duration

6. Effects of ENSO

7. Spatial Distribution of Rainfall Percentiles

8. Future Work

Brief Glossary


Appendix: Procedure used to categorize "warm" and "cold" ENSO winters


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