Climate Outlook for Pacific Islands for July – December 2017

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BUSAN, 26 June 2017 – Synthesis of the latest model forecasts for July – December 2017 (JASOND) at the APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, South Korea, indicates the prevailing El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phase to be positive. Above normal temperature is expected to prevail over the whole of Micronesia, Polynesia, and Melanesia for JAS 2017 and persist except for the equatorial belt of Micronesia and Polynesia for OND 2017. Above normal rainfalls are highly probable in western Micronesia for the whole forecast period, while the near normal rainfalls are probable for the equatorial belt of Micronesia and Polynesia for the same period.

Publication Year
2 017
Author(s)
The APEC CLIMATE CENTER
Language
English
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