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
  • Jul4, Jul11,  Jul18
  • Jul25, Aug1, Aug8
  • Aug15, Aug22, Aug 29
  • Sept05, Sep12, Sep19
  • Sep26, Oct03

  • May02, May09, May16
    May23, May30, Jun06
    Jun13, Jun20, Jun27
    Jul4, Jul11, Jul18


    Jul25, Aug1, Aug8


    Aug15, Aug22, Aug29


    Sep05, Sep12, Sep19


    Sept26, Oct03




    Charts prepared  by K. Rupa Kumar & J.V. Revadekar

    © Monsoon On Line by D.B. Stephenson & K. Rupa Kumar
    Last Updated : Oct 20, 2001.