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

Wei Shi - NOAA Federal wei.shi at noaa.gov
Mon Feb 22 15:17:58 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):*

Suppressed rainfall prevailed over many places in the Southern Africa

Week-1 outlooks call for an increased chance for above-average rainfall
over southern Congo-Brazzaville, western DRC, much of Angola, portions of
northern Namibia, and Ethiopia. In contrast, there is an increased chance
for below-average rainfall over northern DRC, western Uganda, Rwanda, parts
of eastern Zambia, Tanzania, northern Malawi, and portions of northern

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

Not available for this week.

*South American Monsoons (SAMS.ppt):*

Long-term rainfall deficits increased over most of the Amazon Basin and
Central Brazil.

During the last 7 days (15-21 February2016), below-average precipitation
was observed over most of the Amazon Basin, and portions of central and
Southeast Brazil and Bolivia.  Above-average precipitation was observed
over portions of northern Peru, and northern and eastern Argentina.

For 22-28 February 2016, below-average precipitation is predicted for the
central and eastern Amazon Basin, and portions of Central and Southeast
Brazil.  Above-average precipitation is predicted for Peru, western
Bolivia, Paraguay and southern Brazil.

*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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