Sunday, January 26, 2020

26th October 2020

Mumbai: South West Monsoon has withdrawn from Mumbai. Equaling IMD record of Most delayed date ...26th October (2010).

(IMD Withdrawal criteria awaited this year.)

Rainfall:Scruz 3856 mms (151 inches) All time high.

Colaba : 3427 mms ( 135 inches) ..Record 3482 mms 137 inches 1954

Aurangabad (Mah) received 1558 mms as annual rain this year.  till 1st November 2020
An all time annual record.

Most Delayed Monsoon for Mumbai: June 25th 1959
Earliest Monsoon for Mumbai: 29th May 1956/62/72.

 Earliest monsoon over Mumbai was on 23 May 1802 nd 1839 ( reconstructed data )

..Source ..Climate Dynamics journal ( G Adamson , D Nash )

Most Delayed Withdrawal: 26th October 2010/2020

Posted 25th October
Mumbai Scruz received the highest ANNUAL rainfall total this year, 2020
The previous highs
1.3856 mms (2020) and still counting
2. 3855 mms (2019)
3. 3784 mms (1958)

29th August 2020

With 85 mms as on Saturday 29th Morning, Mumbai Scruz reaches a total of 3038 mms this season.

As per Vagaries' Records, this could be the earliest date (29th Aug 2020) for Santa Cruz to reach the 3000 mms mark.
In 1954, when the previous record of season's total was 3452 mms, end August was at 2532 mms.

As on 29th :Colaba with 108 mms, totals 2816 mms.

5th August 2020: 

On Wednesday, 5th , by afternoon, a sudden Vortex embedded in the off shore trough formed over South Mumbai in a micro scale, as the pressure dropped in the afternoon to 989 hpa,  a drop of 5 hpa in 6 hrs..
causing very gusty winds around South Mumbai and Interior areas. 

On Wednesday, the winds at Colaba observatory peaked at 106 kmph, and were blowing at sustained 60-70 kmph in the afternoon. 
With 323 mms of rain by 8.30 am, Colaba recorded its highest ever 24 hrs rainfall for the Month of August. 
Previous record was 287 mms in 24 hrs  on 3rd August 1881.A record after 139 years !

Santa Cruz measured 162 mms in the same time frame.
Mumbai Areas: Worli 301 mms, Chembur 283 mms, Powai 159 mms, Borivali 128 mms
Seasons total at Colaba and Santacruz now at 2404 mms and 2416 mms respectively.