A Framework for Dynamical Seasonal Prediction of Precipitation over the Pacific Islands

H. Annamalai1, J. Hafner1, A. Kumar2, & H. Wang2

1. International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, USA
2. Climate Prediction Center, NOAA, Washington D.C, USA


A three-step approach to develop a framework for dynamical seasonal prediction of precipitation over the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) is adopted. First, guided by the climatological features of basic variables, a view that climates of the USAPI are connected by large-scale phenomena involving the warm pool, South Pacific convergence zone, tropical monsoons, and subtropical anticyclone is proposed. Read more [+/-]

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