Monday, January 25, 2021

 See Page Weather Knowledge - 27

Extreme Cold (Including Cold Days) Likely in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and U.P. This week till Month end. expect 0-3c in Punjab and Rajasthan. Delhi may drop to 3/5c.





Saturday, January 23, 2021

Srinagar Met office today, 23rd Jan... Video by Shri Vijay Bhatt.. Thanks to Shri Hosalikar

https://t.co/aTBaCXvHjE


J-3



Thursday, January 21, 2021

 Posted 21st January Afternoon:

Once more, a round of snow for J&K, Ladakh, H.P, and Uttarkahnad with the advancing Western Disturbance J-3. Commencing 22nd thru 24th.


Rains/Hail also likely on 22nd/23rd in Punjab, Haryana and maybe light rainfall in parts of Delhi.

Colder temperatures in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi after 23rd..

Temperatures likely to drop in Rajasthan, M.P, Gujarat and Maharashtra from 24th..after the W.D....will put up details for the weekend..

NEM likely to withdraw with change of winds in next 2 days. But a lone Easterly wave could bring some rainfall back end of this month to T.N..

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Stratosphere Has Warmed Profoundly This Month. What are the Implications?...This in Depth Meteorology Study has been put up for keen enthusiasts of Meteorology. Please study this and other topics on page.

See Weather Knowledge Page -26 

Indian Sub Continent on 19th Afternoon...! Clear of Clouds !


Monday, January 18, 2021

 Posted 18th Morning: 

(-) 8.4c: Srinagar witnesses coldest temp. in 29 years

The cold wave prevailing in the Valley for last few weeks intensified on 14th Morning breaking a 29-year long record as summer capital Srinagar froze at (-) 8.4c, making it the coldest recorded night since 1991. The lowest recorded temperature in Srinagar during the last three decades was in January 1991 when mercury plummeted to (-)11.8c. The Lowest ever in Jan was (-) 14.4c in 1893.
The Lowest ever for any month is (-) 20.0c on 6th Feb 1895.

Friday, January 15, 2021

A January to remember for life time in Tamil Nadu - Stats and Records - Special update

There are around 500 number of Rain Gauge stations available in Tamil Nadu which are maintained by WRO, TNEB and mostly by Revenue Departments. There are then 30 observatory stations which are maintained by IMD for which records are available. Lets see what are the record broken in these observatories. Records might have been broken in other Rain Gauge stations, but historic data is not available for all years with me.

Even in observatories, in my 20 years of data collection, there has never been so many records broken for a single month and spread over coastal, west TN, Interior TN and South TN. January 2021 will remain as a special year.

I. Stationwise Records broken


1. Chennai Airport (Meenambakkam) – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 91.7 mm on 28.01.1947
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 126.2 mm on 06.01.2021

Monthly
Previous January Monthly ATR – 1986 – 170 mm
New ATR for January Monthly Rainfall – 2021 – 230.9 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

2. Parangipettai, Cuddalore – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 153 mm on 01.01.1985
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 283.2 mm on 13.01.2021

Monthly
Previous monthly ATR – 1985 – 256 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 545.8 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

3. Coimbatore Airport (Peelamedu) – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 33.4 mm on 03.01.1985
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 112.8 mm on 07.01.2021

Monthly
Previous monthly ATR – 1985 – 64 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 183.6 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

4. Karur Paramathy – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 19.4 mm on 03.01.1991
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 40.0 mm on 07.01.2021

Monthly
Previous monthly ATR – 1986 – 32.7 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 108.8 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

5. Erode – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 11.2 mm on 13.01.1997
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 18.4 mm on 01.01.2021

Monthly
Previous monthly ATR – 1997 – 11.2 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 42.8 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

6. Tirupattur – 24hrs ATR Rainfall broken for January

24 hrs record in January was 12.0 mm on 16.01.1986
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 17.8 mm on 07.01.2021

7. Vedaranyam – 24hrs ATR Rainfall broken for January

24 hrs record in January was 136.4 mm on 12.01.1986
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with 178.4 mm on 07.01.2021

8. Coonoor – Monthly ATR Rainfall broken for January

Previous monthly ATR – 1934 – 312.8 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 323 mm (Till 14.01.2021 5.30 pm)

9. Karaikkal – Monthly ATR Rainfall broken for January

Previous monthly ATR – 1986 – 223.5 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 241.4 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

10. Thanjavur – Monthly ATR Rainfall broken for January

Previous monthly ATR – 1990 – 118 mm
New ATR for January – 2021 – 165.5 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

11. Tondi – Monthly ATR Rainfall broken for January

Previous monthly ATR – 1991 – 204.5 mm
Netw ATR for January – 2021 – 260.8 mm (Till 14.01.2021)

12. Thoothukudi – ATR for both 24hrs and Monthly Rainfall broken for January

24hrs
24 hrs record in January was 93.6 mm on 16.01.1984
24 hrs ATR for January was broken with ___ mm on 14.01.2021 (over 100 mm reported)

Monthly
Previous January Monthly ATR – 1961 – 155.8 mm
New ATR for January Monthly Rainfall – 2021 – ___ mm (Till 14.01.2021) (has beaten 155.8 mm)

13. Others (which might break the record)

Kanyakumari – 114.3 mm ATR for January monthly rainfall in 1961. Till 14.01.2021 it has got 98.3 mm.
Pondicherry – 188.8 mm ATR for January monthly rainfall in 1985. Till 14.01.2021 it has got 152.6 mm.

II . Tamil Nadu All time Top January Rainfall years in last 120 years

in mm (100 mm and above)

Normal for TN in January is 18 mm

1921 – 141.2
1922 – 136.0
1920 – 135.9
2021 – 124.8 (till 14.01.2021) – High chance to break the ATR, 2021 deserves to be in No.1
1909 – 116.5
1943 – 112.0

Lets see the district rainfall and see how they have performed. This will show how good the rains in January are in 2021.

III. District Data for January Monthly Top 5 rainfall


1. Ariyalur District

1. 1923 – 436.7
2. 2021 – 206.0 (till 14.01.2021)
3. 1920 – 188.8
4. 1909 – 170.9
5. 1921 – 167.4

2. Chennai District

1. 1915 – 244.1
2. 1918 – 204.5
3. 2021 – 194.4 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1920 – 179.8
5. 1995 – 172.6

3. Coimbatore District

1. 1943 – 108.2
2. 1921 – 102.3
3. 2021 – 93.5 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1909 – 92.6
5. 1954 – 82.8

4. Cuddalore District

1. 1923 – 403.5
2. 2021 – 279.5 (till 14.01.2021)
3. 1921 – 260.8
4. 1920 – 249.0
5. 1926 – 227.4

5. Dharmapuri District

1. 1926 – 115.5
2. 1909 – 84.3
3. 1986 – 72.8
4. 1920 – 68.7
5. 1943 – 66.9
6. 1954 – 60.3
7. 2021 – 55.3 (till 14.01.2021)

6. Dindigul District

1. 1909 – 201.4
2. 1921 – 187.6
3. 1990 – 186.7
4. 1943 – 183.9
5. 1984 – 182.9
6. 2021 – 165.5 (till 14.01.2021)

7. Erode District

1. 1909 – 102.2
2. 1921 – 87.3
3. 1943 – 85.7
4. 1926 – 61.4
5. 2021 – 55.8 (till 14.01.2021)

8. Kancheepuram District

1. 1923 – 175.0
2. 1920 – 167.7
3. 1986 – 163.4
4. 1921 – 163.3
5. 1909 – 126.1
6. 1947 – 122.4
7. 1909 – 109.6
8. 2021 – 100.7 (till 14.01.2021)

9. Kanyakumari District

1. 1918 – 164.0
2. 1958 – 127.5
3. 1961 – 95.2
4. 2021 – 92.1 (till 14.01.2021)
5. 1934 – 92.1

10. Karur District

1. 1909 – 169.8
2. 1921 – 116.1
3. 2021 – 101.0 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1943 – 74.6
5. 1934 – 73.5

11. Krishnagiri District

1. 1909 – 67.1
2. 1943 – 51.9
3. 1920 – 46.1
4. 1921 – 48.4
5. 1961 – 48,0
6. 1926 – 47.2
7. 2021 – 39.4 (till 14.01.2021)

12. Madurai District

1. 1943 – 214.7
2. 1921 – 199.2
3. 1990 – 158.1
4. 2021 – 124.7 (till 14.01.2021)
5. 1934 – 118.5

13. Nagapattinam District

1. 1923 – 435.51
2. 1930 – 375.1
3. 2021 – 261.1 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1926 – 229.7
5. 1921 – 224.7

14. Namakkal District

1. 1909 – 87.1
2. 1961 – 71.1
3. 2021 – 60.0 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1985 – 57.2
5. 1921 – 53.4

15. Nilgiris District

1. 1909 – 217.1
2. 1943 – 176.7
3. 1934 – 160.5
4. 1920 – 134.5
5. 1926 – 131.5
6. 1984 – 109.2
7. 2021 – 107.2 (till 14.01.2021)

16. Perambalur District

1. 1923 – 242.3
2. 1906 – 214.1
3. 1920 – 213.0
4. 2021 – 152.0 (till 14.01.2021)
5. 1963 – 134.3

17. Pudukottai District

1. 1923 – 336.2
2. 1921 – 290.6
3. 1990 – 181.0
4. 2021 – 172.2 (till 14.01.2021)
5. 1934 – 156.7

18. Ramanathapuram District

1. 1923 – 430.1
2. 1920 – 245.3
3. 2021 – 200.8 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1985 – 193.7
5. 1921 – 162.1

19. Salem District

1. 1909 – 144.9
2. 1943 – 127.9
3. 1961 – 78.5
4. 1920 – 76.8
5. 1906 – 75.0
6. 1921 – 72.3
7. 1967 – 66.1
8. 1926 – 63.8
9. 2021 – 51.9 (till 14.01.2021)

20. Sivagangai District

1. 1985 – 240.0
2. 1921 – 219.7
3. 1920 – 174.0
4. 1923 – 171.7
5. 2021 – 157.8 (till 14.01.2021)

21. Thanjavur District

1. 1923 – 408.9
2. 1921 – 256.7
3. 2021 – 237.3 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1920 – 210.9
5. 1963 – 159.5

22. Theni District

1. 1943 – 154.2
2. 1921 – 153.5
3. 1990 – 152.7
4. 1934 – 138.5
5. 1920 – 117.2
6. 1926 – 103.1
7. 2021 – 102.4 (till 14.01.2021)

23. Tirunelveli District

1. 2021 – 317.5 (till 14.01.2021)
2. 1918 – 207.6
3. 1920 – 202.9
4. 1934 – 186.9
5. 1963 – 185.0

24. Tiruppur District

1. 1909 – 137.2
2. 1943 – 110.9
3. 2021 – 98.7 (till 14.01.2021)
4. 1921 – 92.3
5. 1934 – 64.8

25. Tiruvallur District

1. 1918 – 221.0
2. 1920 – 211.8
3. 1906 – 191.5
4. 1986 – 178.2
5. 1915 – 138.2
6. 2021 – 127.5 (till 14.01.2021)

26. Tiruvarur District

1. 1923 – 436.9
2. 2021 – 306.4 (till 14.01.2021)
3. 1921 – 260.2
4. 1930 – 259.9
5. 1926 – 202.9

27. Thoothukudi District

1. 1918 – 306.4
2. 1961 – 196.2
3. 1920 – 191.6
4. 1990 – 159.7
5. 1934 – 152.3
6. 1902 – 148.8
7. 1943 – 147.7
8. 2021 – 123.7 (till 14.01.2021)

28. Trichy District

1. 1921 – 158.9
2. 1909 – 157.5
3. 1923 – 150.0
4. 1920 – 126.0
5. 2021 – 119.4 (till 14.01.2021)

29. Villupuram District

1. 1920 – 260.9
2. 1923 – 205.4
3. 1921 – 191.9
4. 1926 – 141.5
5. 1986 – 127.8
6. 1909 – 121.5
7. 1961 – 115.9
8. 1947 – 106.7
9. 2021 – 105.3 (till 14.01.2021)

30. Virudhunagar District

1. 1990 – 265.1
2. 1920 – 157.2
3. 1918 – 148.6
4. 1921 – 137.9
5. 1909 – 114.2
6. 1943 – 128.8
7. 1954 – 120.8
8. 2021 – 101.2 (till 14.01.2021)
 



 

Thursday, January 14, 2021

And the cold in North continues....

Top 11 station list of today's lowest northern India minimum temperatures:-


1.Leh, Ladakh:(-14°C)

2.Qazi Gund, J&K:(-10°C)

3.Srinagar, J&K:(-8.3°C)

4.Mandi, Himachal Pradesh:0°C

5.Bhuntar,Himachal Pradesh:0.3°C

6.Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh:0.5°C

7.Ganganagar,Rajasthan:1°C

8.Manali, Himachal Pradesh:1°C

9.Mount Abu, Rajasthan:1°C

10.Narnaul, Haryana:1.8°C

11.New Delhi:2°C

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

 




Posted 13th Afternoon:

Sharp drop in J&K and Ladakh  minimums today:

J&K; Srinagar -7.8c, Pahalgaum -11.7c, Gulmarg -10.0c, Qasigund -9.3c, Kukernag -9.9c, 

Dal Lake, Srinagar

Ladakh;  -28.4c, Kargil -19.6c, Leh -14.0c, Thoise - 16.3c, Base Camp -15.2c.

Delhi: S'Jung 3.2c, Lodhi Road 3.0c.


UAC In south East Arabian Sea...Heavy rains expected in South T.N, Kerala, Lakshadweep Islands.

Mumbai and Goa heated up as mentioned in snippet: On 12th, Mumbai touched 35.3c, Goa Panji 34.0c. Ratnagiri (Konkan ) 36.4c, Hottest place in India !

Pune saw 30.8c on 12th...should be around 30c next 2 days.

Mumbai expected to go back to 32/33c range from 14th  (Slight relief if any).

Outlook for 27th/28th/29th:(This week till Thursday/Friday) Mumbai: Partly cloudy with occasional rain showers. Warm in the day with period...