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Thailand Annual Weather Summary, 2016
In 2016, the majority of Thailand was warmest and much wetter than usual. Annual rainfall averaged over the country of 1,718.1 mm was 130.4 mm (8%) above the 1981-2010 normal while annual mean temperature of 28.0 °C, about 1 °C above normal, was the warmest year in Thailand on 66 years record same as 1998. The mean temperature was above normal for all months especially April and May which was 2.2 and 1.8 °C above normal, respectively. The maximum temperature reached the new highest record in several areas. Moreover rainfall of Thailand were affected by 6 tropical cyclones with 2 tropical cyclones hit Thailand when they were depressions namely the tropical storm “Rai (1615)” that moved into Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen provinces on 13 September and the tropical storm “Aere (1619)” that moved into Mukdahan and Nakhon Phanom provinces on 14 October. Besides, rainfall in Thailand was increasing by the indirect affected of the tropical depression in middle Vietnam in late June, the tropical storm “MIRENAE (1603)” in late July, the tropical storm “DIANMU (1608)” in middle August and the tropical depression in Cambodia in early November.
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Issued Date July 6, 2017