wet season


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wet season

[′wet ‚sēz·ən]
(climatology)
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saevissima to the tree Schizolobium amazonicum Huber ex Ducke (Fabales: Fabaceae), is much lower during the dry season (Jun to Nov) than during the wet season (Dec to May) when the tree has many new buds, which favor the ant's occurrence.
05) of the goats had albumin levels below the normal values during the wet season (Table 2).
Soil water samples were obtained from both unsaturated and saturated profiles; however, detailed analysis of the geochemistry is confined to the period May-December 1997 during dry season soil profile drying and from December 1997 to the end of monitoring in April 1998 during the wet season profile filling, saturation, and waterlogging phases.
Rainfall totals ~200 cm per annum and is strongly seasonal with a wet season from May to November, and a dry season from December to April (months with < 10 cm of precipitation).
Birds made more of an impact during part of the dry season, but bats overtook them during parts of the wet season, she and her colleagues report in the April 4 Science.
This phenological pattern may be of advantage to evade higher herbivore pressure of the wet season and to benefit from higher light levels in the understory during the dry season when a proportion of canopy trees are leafless.
The rainy season appeared Wednesday to have ended in a wide area covering central to northeastern Japan, bringing an end to the wet season nationwide, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Howling winds have pushed into the traditional wet season, wicking moisture from hillside brush to critically dry levels and raising fears of a disastrous fire season.
During the wet season, corn and rice are grown in June and harvested respectively at the end of October and November.
The rains stopped just as the wet season crops were about to be harvested.