Articles | Volume 38, issue 1
Regular paper
19 Feb 2020
Regular paper |  | 19 Feb 2020

Early morning peaks in the diurnal cycle of precipitation over the northern coast of West Java and possible influencing factors

Erma Yulihastin, Tri Wahyu Hadi, Nining Sari Ningsih, and Muhammad Ridho Syahputra

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Short summary
The diurnal cycles of precipitation are not phase-locked to daily insolation; rather, their occurrences are associated with propagating systems. The early morning precipitation (EMP) events are distinctly characterized by large mean amplitudes and randomly distributed phases also marked by strong connectivity between precipitation systems over land and ocean. This implies that, even for a 24 h lead time, probabilistic forecast may be necessary to assess the hazard of heavy precipitation.