Pampero

From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 18:39, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == pampero == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A cold squally sout...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)



pampero

A cold squally south or southwest wind over the pampas of the Argentine and Uruguay, which sets in with the passage of a cold front; the South American counterpart of a norther.

It is often accompanied by squalls, thunderstorms, and a sudden drop of temperature. The pampero seco is rainless; the pampero sucio brings a duststorm.
Compare minuano;
see zonda.


Copyright 2022 American Meteorological Society (AMS). For permission to reuse any portion of this work, please contact permissions@ametsoc.org. Any use of material in this work that is determined to be “fair use” under Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act (17 U.S. Code § 107) or that satisfies the conditions specified in Section 108 of the U.S.Copyright Act (17 USC § 108) does not require AMS’s permission. Republication, systematic reproduction, posting in electronic form, such as on a website or in a searchable database, or other uses of this material, except as exempted by the above statement, require written permission or a license from AMS. Additional details are provided in the AMS Copyright Policy statement.