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Rainfall Variations During ENSO


RMI Seasonal Rainfall Variations During ENSO
(Values are % of normal)

El Nino Year (0) Year (+1)
Winter Spring Summer Fall Winter Spring Summer Fall
87% 112% 102% 100% 99% 74% 95% 105%
La Nina Year (0) Year (+1)
Winter Spring Summer Fall Winter Spring Summer Fall
85% 100% 100% 97% 95% 133% 109% 97%

Note: 120% of normal rainfall means rainfall is 20% above normal value (wet condition).
Similarly, 80% of normal rainfall means rainfall is 20% below its historical value (dry condition).



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Page Last Modified: May 20 2010 22:35:11 GMT

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