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Thailand Annual Weather Summary, 2015
In 2015, the majority of Thailand was much warmer and drier than usual. Annual rainfall averaged over the country of 1,419.6 mm was 168.1 mm (11%) below the 1981-2010 normal. During early rainy season due to a combination of the absence of the monsoon trough influences and El Nino episode, unusual dry and warm conditions occurred in Thailand. The annual mean temperature of 27.9 °C, 0.8 °C above normal, was the second warmest year in Thailand on 65 years record same as 2010 (the warmest year is 1998). The mean temperature was above normal for all months especially December and November which was 2.1 and 1.9 °C above normal, respectively. The maximum temperature reached the new highest record in several areas. Besides, there was only one tropical cyclone namely “VAMCO (1519)” that moved into northeastern Thailand at Ubon Ratchathani province on September 15. The details are as follow.
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Issued Date February 29, 2016