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Author Adrián E. Yuchechen, A. ♦ Susana A. Bischoff, C. ♦ Pablo O. Canziani, A.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Tropical Western Hemisphere Warm Pool ♦ Relation Presence ♦ Climatological Monthly Frequency Distribution ♦ Standard Gaussian One ♦ Goodness-of-fit Test ♦ Aforementioned Result ♦ Upper-air Station ♦ 12z-launched Sounding ♦ Period January ♦ Mandatory Level ♦ Summer Month ♦ Normal Distribution ♦ Radiosonde Data ♦ Thermal Tropopause ♦ Fall Month ♦ Standardized Tropopause Pressure ♦ Xico D.f. ♦ Confidence Level Result
Abstract A 34-year based climatological monthly frequency distributions for standardized tropopause pressure, height and temperature at five upper-air stations located in Mexico are presented. In addition, the 2χ goodness-of-fit test is applied in order to establish if each distribution fits well to a standard Gaussian one. For most of the stations the dataset used in this research consists in radiosonde data spanning the period January 1973-December 2006, and 12Z-launched soundings are considered. The stations analyzed are Chihuahua (CUU, ϕ =28º37’N, λ =106º05’W), Monterrey (MTY, ϕ =25º52’N, λ =100º14’W), Guadalajara (GDL, ϕ =20º39’N, λ =103º22’W), Mérida (MID, ϕ =20º58’N, λ =89º39’W) and México D.F. (MEX, ϕ =19º26’N, λ =99º07’W). The thermal tropopause is obtained by means of an algorithm that estimates it from mandatory levels. In summary, at a 95 % confidence level results are as follows. Temperature possesses a normal distribution for almost all the months at all the stations. Regarding height and pressure, distributions are normal only for the summer months and to a lesser degree for the fall months. GDL and MEX are excluded from the aforementioned results.
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