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These stations are greatly influenced by northeast mon-

soon. Mixed exponential distribution is the only distribu-

tion that has not been selected by any of the stations in

describing the rainfall distribution. In conclusion, the

rain gauge stations in Peninsular Malaysia are greatly

swayed by their topographical, geographical sites and

climatic changes which give great disparity on the rain-

fall distribution.

7. Acknowledgements

Authors are faithfully appreciate the generously of the

staff of Malaysian Meteorological Department and Drai-

nage and Irrigation Department for providing the daily

rainfall data for the usage of this paper. The work is fi-

nanced by Zamalah Scholarship provided by Universiti

Teknologi Malaysia and FRGS vote 4F024 from the

Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia.

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