Assessment of the Teleconnection Between El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and West African Rainfall

  title={Assessment of the Teleconnection Between El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and West African Rainfall},
  author={O. I. Egbuawa and J. Anyanwu and G. Amaku and I. Onuoha},
  journal={African Research Review},
In this study, rainfall variability over Nigeria was analysed in relation to ocean-atmospheric interaction due to ENSO event. Monthly rainfall data were collected from Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) from six (6) synoptic stations selected across three (3) geographical regions in Nigeria for a period of 26 years (1988 - 2013). Cluster analysis grouped the rainfall data into three clusters namely Coastal South, Middle belt and Sahel North, while Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) data from… Expand

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