Lena River Basin Evaporation in Average Year

During the winter months little evaporation occurs as temperatures are low. Generally temperatures are below freezing from Oct to April. In March start to see a slow increase in evaporation, with June – Aug experiencing the highest estimates. The change in evaporation through the year is primarily driven by incoming solar radiation (or temperature) in this arctic river basin.

Evaporation Legend (mm/month)

Bargraph referencing the colours on the evaporation maps.

Other Lena Maps

Lena Evaporation Maps