Seasonality of the ENSO-Related Rainfall Variability in Central Chile and Associated Circulation Anomalies

  title={Seasonality of the ENSO-Related Rainfall Variability in Central Chile and Associated Circulation Anomalies},
  author={Aldo Montecinos and Patricio Aceituno},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
The seasonality of the ENSO-rainfall relationship in central Chile (308-418S) and associated circulation anomalies are studied using correlation and compositing techniques. During El Nino episodes there is a tendency for the occurrence of above-average precipitation between 308 and 358S in winter (June-July-August (JJA)) and from 358 to 388S in late spring (October-November (ON)), while rainfall deficit is typically observed from around 388 to 418S during the following summer (January-February… 

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