India Cumulative Monsoon Rainfall Through Sept. 21

Following is a table of cumulative seasonal rainfall for the monsoon season from India Meteorological Department in New Delhi. The monsoon season began June 1. Prior figures are for the pre-monsoon season.

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                     Sept. 21   Sept. 14    Sept. 7    Aug. 31    Aug. 24
                         2011       2011       2011       2011       2011
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                    ---------Cumulative Actual Rainfall (millimeters)----------
India total             875.0      829.2      782.2      716.0      656.0
 North-west             641.8      606.1      564.2      523.1      492.4
 Central               1053.4     1008.6      953.9      839.9      730.5
 South Peninsular       704.6      677.9      639.3      588.0      538.7
 North-East            1158.1     1067.1     1016.3      984.1      958.9
                    ---------Cumulative Normal Rainfall (millimeters)----------
India total             843.1      807.4      761.7      713.4      662.8
 North-west             592.0      573.0      538.9      503.1      464.6
 Central                934.0      900.7      851.1      793.0      733.4
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                     Sept. 21   Sept. 14    Sept. 7    Aug. 31    Aug. 24
                        2011       2011       2011       2011       2011
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 South Peninsular       661.9      621.4      590.5      559.0      523.3
 North-East            1358.9     1292.1     1213.5     1141.4     1067.9
                    ---------Actual Rainfall Deviation from Normal (%)---------
India total                4%         3%         3%         0%        -1%
 North-west                8%         6%         5%         4%         6%
 Central                  13%        12%        12%         6%         0%
 South Peninsular          6%         9%         8%         5%         3%
 North-East              -15%       -17%       -16%       -14%       -10%
                    ----------------Judgement of Rainfall Levels---------------
India total                 N          N          N          N          N
 North-west                 N          N          N          N          N
 Central                    N          N          N          N          N
 South Peninsular           N          N          N          N          N
 North-East                 N          N          N          N          N
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NOTE: E = excess rainfall, N = normal rainfall, D = deficient rainfall,
S = scanty rainfall.

Source: India Meteorological Department.

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