OBJECTIVE DIVISION OF NATURAL RAINFALL REGIONS IN CHINA
Zhu Qiangen;Chen Xiaoguang Nanjing Institute of Meteorology Meteorological Research Institiute of Ningxia
By using rainfall data at 160 stations from 1951 through 1987 and the methodof EOF through time and space transformation, the temporal and spacial characteristicsof the rainfall in China are analysed. According to the geographical distribution of thefirst five eigenvectors. six natural rainfall regions in China are obtained. Results showthat the division is reasonable.