Table 1: Comparison between monthly AOD values (at 500 nm) simulated with the RegCM 4.0 and monthly values observed at the Ragged-point station (Barbados).

200820092010

March
 RegCM0.110.140.21
 Observation0.090.080.19
April
 RegCM0.150.170.21
 Observation0.180.090.31
May
 RegCM0.190.220.18
 Observation0.160.230.24