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The summer monsoon brings heavy rains and creates a moisture-rich atmosphere, while the winter monsoon generates long periods of dry and arid conditions. The summer monsoon generally begins in April and lasts through lat... More »

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The East Asia summer monsoons bring moist, warm air to the region in the form of rain. This rainfall significantly effects China's economy and society. This is because it constitutes the bulk of the rain received by Chin... More »

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Some facts about monsoons include that they commonly occur in the summer and they are characterized by hot, rainy weather. Monsoons are the seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing winds in a region. They occur... More »

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Monsoons are measured by calculating the average rainfall or wind speed. Prominent monsoon systems include the West African monsoon, the North American monsoon, the Asian-Australian monsoon and the Indian Summer monsoon. More »

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Some facts about monsoons include that they commonly occur in the summer and they are characterized by hot, rainy weather. Monsoons are the seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing winds in a region. They occur... More »

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Monsoons are formed when the sun heats the atmosphere and causes variations in temperature between the oceans and land masses. At certain times of year, land heats faster than water in the oceans, and warmer air rises. M... More »

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A convectional rainfall diagram gives a visual representation of the process through which atmosphere produces convectional rain. The diagram starts with warming land, which heats the air above it and causes the air to e... More »

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