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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

Analysis of rainfall and rainy days trend in Shirala Tahsil of Sangli district of Maharashtra (India)

Author(s):

Vishal D Wale, VA Sthool, Shanta Balagond, JD Jadhav and SK Upadhye

Abstract:
The daily rainfall data of fifty eight years (1961-2018) for Shirala tahsil has been analysed to determined the trend in rainfall and rainy days on annual, seasonal and monthly basis using Mann Kendall test, its statistical significance along with magnitude of Sen’s slope methods. The trend was calculated individually for each season and each month (May to November) for 58 years. The Mann Kendall test showed that annual rainfall and rainy days of Shirala tahsil didn’t exhibit any statistical significant trend and Sen’s slope method showed decreasing trend of annual rainfall. The rainfall and rainy days trend were significant decreasing, for summer and north east monsoon season. The rainfall trend was significant decreasing, for the month of May and November, the rainy days trend was significant increasing for June and decreasing for May and November.

Pages: 314-317  |  238 Views  76 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Vishal D Wale, VA Sthool, Shanta Balagond, JD Jadhav and SK Upadhye. Analysis of rainfall and rainy days trend in Shirala Tahsil of Sangli district of Maharashtra (India). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):314-317.