Course Outcomes (COs):

1.    To identify various sources of climate data

2.    To understand the formats of Indian daily weather report and reading of weather signs and symbols

3.    Torepresentmeteorological elements diagrammatically and interpretation of results.

4.    To know methods of measurement of meteorological elements

5.    To analyse interrelationship between various meteorological elements

6.    To analyse present and future trends of meteorological elements. 

Unit-1: Basics of climatic data analysis

Practical Exercise(s):

1:Nature and sources of climatic data

2: Measurement of meteorological elements-Temperature, Humidity of the air,

Precipitation, Wind, Evaporation, Atmospheric pressure

3:Indian daily weather report and its format

4: Weather details: Weather Signs & symbols

5:Reading and interpretation of weather maps of representative seasons.

Unit-2:Diagrammatic depiction of meteorological elements

Practical Exercise(s):

6: Construction and interpretation of Wind Rose Diagrams- Simple, Compound,


7: Interpolation of Isopleth- Isotherms, Isobars, Isohyets

8: Depiction and Interpretation of Comfort diagrams- Climograph, Hythergraph,


9: Time series analysis- Preparation of trend graphs- Moving averages (three years and

five years), Semi-average line, Least square method

Unit-3: Analysis of interrelationship:meteorological elements

Practical Exercise(s):

10. Calculation and interpretation of Central tendency of climatic data

11. Spatial correlation of climatic variables: Graphical analysis

12. Water budget: Graphical analysis

13. Analysis of upper air data-Tephigram (Temperature Height diagram).

14. Erogographs (Crop Calendar).

15. Dispersion graphs: Temperature and rainfall dispersion Diagram