rainfall regime

rainfall regime

[′rān‚fȯl rə‚zhēm]
(climatology)
The character of the seasonal distribution of rainfall at any place; the chief rainfall regimes, as defined by W. G. Kendrew, are equatorial, tropical, monsoonal, oceanic and continental westerlies, and Mediterranean.
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Thus, bimodal polyestry is closely related to a rainfall regime that occurs twice a year (Wilson, 1979; Racey, 1982; Racey & Entwistle, 2000).
Reduction factors (RF) applied in model to account for the effect of daily rainfall on ammonia loss Soil texture and daily Day after fertiliser application rainfall regime 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Sand with 5 to 10 mm 0.
2004): Estimating RUSLE's rainfall factor in the part of Italy with a Mediterranean rainfall regime.
Raziee and Azizi (2009), using principal components analysis and clustering methods, classified rainfall regime in the west of Iran.
According to the rainfall regime system, this area is classified to be under Mediterranean Sea seasonal rainfall system, which is characterized by winter rainfall due to the effect of the Westerlies and atmospheric depressions.
Recent trends in the Central and Western Sahel rainfall regime (1990-2007).
This zone experiences a bimodal rainfall regime with two cropping seasons.
The model generated reasonable general trends in population dynamics for each rainfall regime.
The same corresponds to a combination between oceanic rainfall regime, or American East weighted, and the summer continental of the interior.