EVOLUTION OF THE 2001 INDIAN SUMMER MONSOON
Spatial Patterns of
Weekly Rainfall Anomalies (%)
These charts are based on the weekly mean rainfall
anomalies (percentage departures from the long-term mean for the corresponding
week) for 35 meteorological subdivisions of India, computed from real-time
reports and published in the Weekly Weather Reports issued by the India
Meteorological Department. Spatial patterns for the month of May are displayed
to give the idea of Monsoon Onset. Each row of the panels corresponds to
the week ending the date indicated. In each row, the three panels indicate,
from left to right, the mean daily rainfall in the week, the corresponding
normal for the week and the percenr the week and the percent departure.
Weeks ending on .........
May02, May09, May16
May23, May30, June06
Jun13, Jun20, Jun27
Jul25, Aug1, Aug8
Aug15, Aug22, Aug
Charts prepared by
Rupa Kumar & J.V. Revadekar
Monsoon On Line by D.B. Stephenson
& K. Rupa Kumar
: Oct 20, 2001.