[Ncep.list.emc.monsoondesk] Weekly Updates of Global Monsoon Systems

Wei Shi - NOAA Federal wei.shi at noaa.gov
Tue Feb 16 14:16:14 UTC 2016

The weekly PowerPoint presentations summarizing the recent variability of
the global monsoon systems have been updated on the CPC Global Monsoons


*African Monsoons (AFMS.ppt):*

Portions of Tanzania received above-average rainfall, whereas moisture
deficits continued to prevail across many places in Southeastern Africa.

Week-1 outlooks call for an increased chance for below-average rainfall
over northern DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, Zimbabwe, northern South
Africa, Mozambique, and southern Madagascar. In contrast, there is an
increased chance for above-average rainfall over portions of South Africa,
Lesotho, northern Malawi, southern Tanzania, eastern Zambia, and northern

*Asian-Australian Monsoons (AAMS.ppt):*

Not available for this week.

*South American Monsoons (SAMS.ppt):*

Long-term rainfall deficits continue over the Amazon Basin and Central

During the last 7 days (8-14 February2016), below-average precipitation was
observed over most of the Amazon Basin, portions of central and Southeast
Brazil, and most of Bolivia and Paraguay.  Above-average precipitation was
observed over northern Peru, and northern and eastern Argentina.

For 15-21 February 2016, below-average precipitation is predicted for most
of the Amazon Basin, Central Brazil, southern Bolivia, Paraguay and extreme
northern Argentina. Above-average precipitation is predicted for portions
of Peru, Southeast Brazil, Uruguay and eastern Argentina.

*For questions or comments, please contact:

Endalkachew.Bekele at noaa.gov (for the African monsoons)

Muthuvel.Chelliah at noaa.gov (for Asian-Australian monsoons)

Vernon.Kousky at noaa.gov (for South American monsoons)

Wei.Shi at noaa.gov  (for North American monsoon update and for general issues
about the CPC Global Monsoons products)

Wei Shi, Ph.D
Climate Prediction Center/NCEP/NWS/NOAA
NCWCP  Room 3116
5830 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 683-3440
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