What is oragraphic rainfall?
The correct spelling is orographic rainfall instead of orographic rainfall. When moist air is lifted over a mountain by the wind, the result is orographic rainfall.
Average Annual Rainfall is 43.1 inches. January Rainfall: 3.57 February Rainfall: 2.84 March Rainfall: 3.92 April Rainfall: 3.26 May Rainfall: 4.29 June Rainfall: 3.63 July Rainfall: 4.21 August Rainfall: 3.9 September Rainfall: 4.08 October Rainfall: 3.43 November Rainfall: 3.32 December Rainfall: 3.25
Why mumbai has 4 months rainfall yet receives 200cms of rainfall while chennai has 8 months of rainfall yet receives 100cms of rainfall?
The 3 types of rainfall is convectional rainfall, relief rainfall and frontal rainfall. Convectional rainfall is when the sun heats the earth, the convection currents rise and forms clouds which then rain and the process starts all over again. Because of the convection currents we call this process convectional rainfall. The second type of rainfall is relief rainfall. When a warm current meets a mountain it goes up and forms a cloud. Then, the rain…