IJAA  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
Solar Activity and Meteorological Fluctuations in West Africa: Temperatures and Pluviometry in Burkina Faso, 1970-2012
ABSTRACT

In this paper we investigate the fluctuations of solar activity and their links with climatic parameters in West Africa. We achieve our research by investigating several data plotted using averages. Mean to our results we can assume that active solar is associated with weak incident cosmic ray consequently with low cloudiness which brings warming. Likewise, quiet solar is associated with important cloud cover and consequently brings important precipitations and chills terrestrial atmosphere. This implies the necessity to deal with space phenomenon by considering the severe interconnection between solar activity indices for interplanetary and earth environment weather forecasting.


Cite this paper
J. Zerbo, F. Ouattara and E. Nanéma, "Solar Activity and Meteorological Fluctuations in West Africa: Temperatures and Pluviometry in Burkina Faso, 1970-2012," International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 408-411. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2013.34048.
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