Geography

Describe the average distribution of rainfall during the winter months.


SOLUTION

  • Usually in winter months there is no rain as the winter monsoon move from land to sea and do not carry any moisture.
  • Some weak temperate cyclones from Mediterranean Sea causes rainfall in parts of India like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and western Uttar Pradesh. The average winter rainfall in Delhi is around 53 mm. In Punjab and Bihar, rainfall remains between 25 mm and 18 mm respectively.
  • Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in the north-eastern parts of India also have rains between 25 mm and 50 mm during these winter months.
  • Some parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh receive about 35% of their total rainfall during this season.

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