Cloudiness and precipitation regime in Amazonian cities.
by Simone Silva, Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil
In this record, a typical Amazonian day. In the morning, the sun shone brightly, with a temperature of 27°C accompanied by intense cloudiness. Belém, in the state of Pará, is a city that receives a lot of rain. The city is part of the Eastern Amazon. The city's climate is typical equatorial (Af, Köppen climate classification) with an average annual rainfall of 2,834 mm. Among all Brazilian capitals, Belém is the rainiest, with an annual volume of water of 2,900 mm. There is not a month in the year when it rains less than 100 mm.
Simone Silva (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)