Weekly Rainfall Probability for Selected Stations of India(Vol.I and II)

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This publication deals with probabilistic analysis of weekly rainfall over India and is useful to the Planners, Hydrologists, Agricultural Administrators, Plant breeders, Agronomists and the farmers for formulating policies regarding crop adaptation, plant breeding, drought management, irrigation planning and harnessing of rain water for maximizing agricultural production.
Therefore, for efficient planning, research workers, farmers and plnners stand to gain significantly by using quatified rainfall at different prabability levels called Assured Rainfall.

This publication presents an effort in that direction and deals with the probabilistic analysis of rainfall over India. The objective of the study is to demonstrate the use of incomplete Gamma distribution model for computing the assured rainfall amount at different decile levels. This may prove useful to the planners, hydrologists, agricultural administrators, plant breeders, agronomists and the farmers for formulating policies regarding crop adaption, plant breeding, drought management, irrigation planning and harvesting of rain water for maximising agricultural production.

In this publication, weekly assured rainfall of 1950 taluka level stations spread over various rainfall zones is presented in a tabular form. Each table gives information regarding average weekly rainfall, lowest and highest rainfall in a week and assured rainfall at 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 percent probability levels. It is published in two volumes. First volume contains stations from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamilnadu and second volume covers the States of Bihar, Haryana,Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and the states in northern region.