Accession Number : AD0701749

Title :   MARCH CLIMATE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : WEATHER WING (1ST) APO SAN FRANCISCO 96553

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 66

Abstract : The report deals with the climate of North Vietnam, Republic of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand for March. Essentially based on previously available data, however, precipitation analyses, ceiling/visibility, and upper air flow are new. Contains brief notes on the climate of Southeast Asia and the geographical features of the Republic of Vietnam, North Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand. Discusses the precipitation, thunderstorms, cloudiness, visibility and obstructions to vision, combined ceiling/visibility, temperature, relative humidity, surface and upper winds, miscellaneous phenomena and sea operations. Contains a station locator and topography map. Also included are charts of mean position of polar front and ICZ (1:17,000,000) typhoon tracks (1:10,000,000), sea surface currents, temperatures, frequency of breakers, sea swell (1:10,000,000). Monthly sunrise, sunset, morning and evening twilight data are presented for Saigon with method for adapting to other stations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, SOUTHEAST ASIA), (*CLIMATE, *SOUTHEAST ASIA), ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, THUNDERSTORMS, CLOUD COVER, VISIBILITY, CEILING, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, OCEAN WAVES, TROPICAL CYCLONES, METEOROLOGICAL CHARTS, LAOS, CAMBODIA, THAILAND, VIETNAM

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE