Accession Number : AD0714070

Title :   December Climate of Southeast Asia.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

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

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : The report deals with the climate of North Vietnam, Republic of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand for December. 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. Isoline analyses (map scale 1:9,000,000) are given for precipitation days, means, maximum, and minimum precipitation, days with thunderstorm. 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 :   (*CLIMATE, *SOUTHEAST ASIA), (*WEATHER FORECASTING, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS), ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, CEILING, VISIBILITY, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, CLOUD COVER, THUNDERSTORMS, OCEAN WAVES, FOG, WIND, VELOCITY, VIETNAM, LAOS, CAMBODIA, THAILAND

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE