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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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Table 3 Environmental CAPE and CIN ahead of both the first and the second MCSs obtained from Cengkareng, Soekarno Hatta International Airport sounding data

From: Characteristics of two mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) over the Greater Jakarta: case of heavy rainfall period 15–18 January 2013

  First MCS Second MCS
Time of sounding 14 January 2013 19:00 LT 16 January 2013 19:00 LT
LCL 964.1 hPa 966.5 hPa
LFC 900.5 hPa 919.4 hPa
EL 123.0 hPa 119.4 hPa
CAPE 2920.2 J/kg 2888.6 J/kg
CIN − 19.1 J/kg − 15.2 J/kg
Rainfall 67.8 mm 106.8 mm
  1. The values are calculated directly from the sounding. LCL is the lifting condensation level. LFC denotes a level of free convection. EL denotes the equilibrium level. CAPE denotes the convective available potential energy, while CIN is the convective inhibition. Early morning (01:00–07:00 LT) rainfall measure at average of six observations