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El Niño Spring Barrier - optimal time to run a long range climate forecast

In an answer to this question - What is the predictability of El Niño/La Niña? Isopycnal Oscillation talks about a "decrease in skill during the boreal spring as SST anomalies are ...
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What is the 55/3 Monsoon Formula?

I came across an obituary for a distant cousin which mentions that he was a state climatologist who developed the "55/3 monsoon formula." KANGIESER, Paul Carl, 1923 – 2003 Passed away September 15,...
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How does the interaction between Subtropical Westerly Jet Stream and Himalayas causes subsidence of air?

While reading the topic "Monsoon" in Aguado's Understanding Weather and Climate, I read this line During winters... Air flows down the southern slope of the Himalayan Mountains due to more rapid ...
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Asian South West Monsoon - Rainfall in South East Coast of India

So Indian peninsula has v shaped mountain ranges. Western ghats and Eastern ghats as shown in the picture. During Summer Monsoon, the wind flows from Indian ocean to land mass, and due to Coriolis ...
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Correlation of El Nino and south indian monsoon

A recent article in New Scientist reports the following claim made by Wenju Cai at CSIRO Melbourne. Southern India is having a lot of rain as it goes into winter, having come out of the dry ...
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How to calculate monsoon onset?

I have read many articles and each has a own specific view, how we can calculate monsoon onset (for example Indian summer monsoon onset) in simple way? Can any one make me understand in simple way? ...
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Is mediterranean climate a type of monsoon climate

Given that monsoon climate has the primary feature of seasonal reversal of wind systems and the same happens in case of Mediterranean climate too, does that mean Mediterranean climate is a special ...