rainy season

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Noun1.rainy season - one of the two seasons in tropical climatesrainy season - one of the two seasons in tropical climates
time of year, season - one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons"
monsoon - rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains
dry season - one of the two seasons in tropical climates
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As for my lodging, I kept to the tent; except that sometimes, in the wet season of the year, it rained so hard that I could not keep myself dry, which caused me afterwards to cover all my place within my pale with long poles, in the form of rafters, leaning against the rock, and load them with flags and large leaves of trees, like a thatch.
"The rain was still falling steadily, for it was just the beginning of the wet season. Brown, heavy clouds were drifting across the sky, and it was hard to see more than a stone-cast.
It would rise to the surface, here and there, in the wet seasons, but in the droughts of summer it was to be traced only by the bogs and moss that announced the proximity of water.
She had been again as bad, and had been for some days better, and was travelling along by a part of the road where it touched the river, and in wet seasons was so often overflowed by it that there were tall white posts set up to mark the way.
On the other hand, Poyser, you might let Thurle have the Lower and Upper Ridges, which really, with our wet seasons, would be a good riddance for you.
PRC Chairman Richard Gordon said they have already coordinated with local governments in their information drive about the health hazards brought by the wet season.
The state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, disclosed this on Monday while launching the sales and distribution of fertiliser for wet season farming held in Binji local government area of the state.
We could recover that in the wet season,' Pinol added.
The left panel shows a delay in the onset, while the right panel reveals a shortening wet season.
Six replicate benthic grabs were taken at each station during the dry season (March 2015) and wet season (August 2015), using a Van Veen 0.025 [m.sup.2] grab.
Generally, for all the 38 cowpea genotypes, the mean incidence of viral diseases increased from 4 to 8 WAS, with overall mean incidences increasing from 17.7% to 29.2% in the wet season and from 34.4% to 53.1% in the dry season.
The temperature values of groundwater varied from 18.9[degrees]C to 25.6[degrees]C during the wet season and from 18.2[degrees]C to 26.7[degrees]C during the dry season.