Behavior of precipitation in 2009 Dominican Repúblic. National Meteorology Office Dominican Republic. Rainfall 2009. Cont. Rainfall 2009. Conditions are more favorable from April. The Dominican Republic is directly influenced by the ENSO phenomenon.
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El Niño conditions are weakening since spring
Nov. – Abr.
Frontal systems result in more precipitation in the northern, northeastern and western
During this period our country receives greater precipitation of large Mesoscale Convective Complexes (MCC), which emerge from the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), which has seen very active during this time. The major contribution of rain is observed in the regions, NE, SW and the southern part of the Western Region.
Normal Anual Precipitation Dominican Rep. 1971-2000
Agosto - Octubre
This season is involved in Tropical Cyclone Season starting on 1st. June until 30 November.
During the months of August to October there has been a major tropical cyclone formation directly or indirectly affect our country.
Rainfall is distributed throughout the national territory, but the largest amounts of the Regions are Northeast, Southeast and Southwest.
The West Region which is normally dry receives its highest rainfall this season influenced by tropical cyclones
where is located the highest peak in Caribbean (3.087 m) -8 and 30 Celsius D.
Which has increased with the participation of the Ministry of Agriculture
water shortages for domestic use
120 million gallons stop coming to the homes of the capital every day, for a deficit of 73%.
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Tel. 001-809-788-1122, ext. 233 and 232