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

Wei Shi - NOAA Federal wei.shi at noaa.gov
Mon Apr 17 15:11:15 UTC 2017

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


*African Monsoons:*

Suppressed rainfall prevailed across many places in East Africa, whereas
parts of Nigeria, Cameroon, CAR, and portions of the Southern Africa
countries received above-average rainfall.

Week-1 outlooks call for an increased chance for above-average rainfall
over portions of northeastern Angola, northern Zambia, southern and eastern
DRC, portions of Uganda and Kenya, and southeastern Ethiopia. In contrast,
there is an increased chance for below-average rainfall across portions of
Cameroon, CAR, and South Sudan.

*Asian-Australian Monsoons:*

Not available until 01 May, 2017.

*South American Monsoons:*

Long-term rainfall deficits are present over the Amazon Basin and central

During the last 7 days (10-16 Apr 2017), below-average precipitation was
observed over much of Brazil, Colombia and southern Chile.  Above-average
precipitation was observed over much of Ecuador, central Argentina and
portions of northwestern and extreme southern Brazil.

For 17 - 23 Apr 2017, below-average precipitation is predicted over much of
Peru, northern Argentina, Uruguay, as well as portions of northern and
central Brazil.  Above-average precipitation is predicted for much of
Bolivia, Paraguay, southern Chile, as well as portions of northern 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)

Wei.Shi at noaa.gov  (for American monsoons 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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