Southwest Asia Forecaster's Handbook.
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This handbook provides meteorological information for forecasters predicting the weather in Southwest Asia. It includes discussions of climatology, forecasting hints and rules-of-thumb, circulation patterns, and other factors that influence the weather. It is divided into four seasons for ease of use. Contents-- Introduction Topography Biotic Conditions of Southwest Asia General Weather and Climate Climate Controls Weather Patterns Southwest Summer Monsoon June-September Fall Transition Period October-November Northeast Monsoon RegimeDecember-March Spring Transition April-May Special Phenomena Glossary of Geographical Terms Reporting Stations Mean Wind Flows.