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LECTURE 3 PRECIPITATION 30 PRECIPITATION WITHIN A BASIN VARIATION IN INTENSITY VARIATION IN DISTRIBUTION VARIATION in DURATION 3 1 PRECIPITATION EXTREMES MICHIGAN 28 to 36 inchesyr US 2 to 160 inchesyr WORLD 0 to 460 inchesyr MAXIMUM 366 inches30 days 32 FORMATION OF PRECIPITATION COOLING CONDENSATION DROPLET GROWTH CONVERGENCE 33 TYPES OF PRECIPITATION FRONTS o WARM FRONTS o COLD FRONTS o OCCLUDED FRONTS CONVECTIVE STORMS 34 35 36 37 CYCLONIC STORMS OROGRAPHIC PRECIPITATION GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF PRECIPITATION TYPES U S WORLD STABILITY OF AIR MASSES AMBIENT LAPS RATE DRY ADIABATIC LAPS RATE 1 C100m STABLE NEUTRAL UNSTABLE WET ADIABATIC LAPSE RATE lt1 C100m LATENT HEAT OF CONDENSATION 590 calgram GLOBAL PRECIPITATION PATTERS RAIN FORESTS DESERT BELTS POLAR REGIONS NIEASUREMENT OF PRECIPITATION TYPES OF GAGES o RECORDING AND NON RECORDING o SNOW SURVEYS o RADAR NETWORKS
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