8 Weather 5 - (86.8 ft) HIGHEST IN 24 HOURS Fac Fac, La...

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Wind Shear Wind shear or high upper level winds can dissipate a hurricane Cooler water can also dissipate a hurricane
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Extra Credit Question: Identify the 3 types of rainfall discussed. Answer on the back of the lecture question sheet (You may use your notes)
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Other Extreme Weather
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<10in Rainfall Extremes
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HIGHEST AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL Tutunendo, Colombia - 463.4 inches (38.6 ft) HIGHEST IN ONE YEAR Cherrapunji, India 1,042 inches
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Unformatted text preview: (86.8 ft) HIGHEST IN 24 HOURS Fac Fac, La Reunion Island 72 inches (6 ft) Records Time Period Time Period Amount Amount 12 hr 12 hr 1144 mm (45.0") 1144 mm (45.0") 24 hr 24 hr 1825 mm (71.8") 1825 mm (71.8") 48 hr 48 hr 2467 mm (97.1") 2467 mm (97.1") 72 hr 3240 mm (127.6") 3240 mm (127.6") 10 day 10 day 5678 mm (223.5") 5678 mm (223.5") Reunion Island 18.5 ft rainfall in 10 days...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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8 Weather 5 - (86.8 ft) HIGHEST IN 24 HOURS Fac Fac, La...

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