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International Journal of Statistika and Mathematika, ISSN: 2277- 2790 E-ISSN: 2249-8605
Volume 11, Issue 2, August 2014 pp 48-52
Estimation of extreme weather conditions flood and drought forecast for Jammu
Ameena Rajput1, Parmil Kumar2, Sandeep Kumar3
1,2Department of Statistics, University of Jammu, Jammu, INDIA.
3Department of Statistics, GCW Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, INDIA.
Academic Editor: Dr. Dase R. K.
Introduction: Various indices are in use to define and estimate weather conditions of a region. Each of the indices has its pros and cons. Among all indices Standardized Precipitation Index is most commonly used.SPI, being the most appropriate of the existing indices for the estimation of drought; present paper studies the time series of SPI at 1-month, 3-month, 12-month, 48-month scale.