Climatic Control FeaturesSouth AmericaThe Bolivian High
Reference: USAFETAC/TN--92/004, PAG 2-29
Mid/Upper level feature, provides outflow for deep convection north of 30S
- Warm Core Anticyclone…due to combination of radiational heating and latent heat released during intense convection
Year round phenomena
- Stronger during the Summer/transition months
- August-March…peaks in December-February
- Weaker during the Winter…along the equator.