The effect of mid-latitude SST on East African summer rains. Gulilat Tefera Diro, David Grimes and Emily Black. Africa group meeting- February 25, 2008. Outline. Observational approach Relation between rainfall and global SST Correlation and Composite analysis
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The effect of mid-latitude SST on East African summer rains
Gulilat Tefera Diro, David Grimes and Emily Black
Africa group meeting- February 25, 2008
the north/south displacement of ITCZ.
Warm/cold Mid-latitude northwest Pacific SST
- north/south shift in ITCZ
Observed SST forced HadAM3
Question: does the model (HadISST forced HadAM3) rainfall anomaly also linked to the mid-latitude Pacific SST anomaly?
The SSTA imposed in June
the ITCZ over Africa