Bulletin; Meteorological Observations at the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Volume 1, PT. 204

Bulletin; Meteorological Observations at the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Volume 1, PT. 204

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...nearly normal, (about a degree above the mean) the temperature of the first eighteen days of the month being generally below, while that of the last two weeks was from 2= to l3 above it. The frost is already well out of the ground in this vicinity, except in some isolated spots, and the season is from ten days to two weeks earlier than last year. The bluebirds, robins, blackbirds, meadow larks and song sparrows were seen in Amherst by the writer from ten days to two weeks earlier this year than last. LEONARD METCALF, Meteorologist. JAMES L. BARTLETT, Observer. Height of instruments above ground,51ji. Above sea level, 273.5 jt. "' 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 MAXIMUM. 30.46 30.22 30.45 30.44 30.06 29.83 30.01 30.10 30.01 30.06 30.21 30.57 30.61 30.18 30.00 29.88 29.87 30.12 30.21 30.51 30.59 30.53 30.37 30.19 80.06 29.77 29.70 30.00 29.99 30.22 29.98 30.19 30.06 29.67 29.64 29.83 30.01 29.66 29.68 30.00 30.21 30.18 29.89 29.66 29.79 29.71 29.87 29.83 30.21 30.47 30.35 30.13 30.00 29.69 29.51 29.58 29.69 29.78 MEAN. 30.362 30.093 30.408 30.274 29.751 29.696 29.960 30.060 29.758 29.896 30.058 30.456 30.420 29.974 29.797 29.856 29.783 30.064 30.020 30.468 30.519 30.427 30.210 30.056 29.803 29.652 29.673 29.913 29 877 REMARKS. 'Ihe records of the past month show an excess of wind, high relative humidity, normal temperature, and large amount of sunshine. Vhile tl1e mean daily temperature varied less than one-half of a degree from the normal there have been several noteworthy departures from the generally equitable temperature during the month. After the first four days of the month, which were cool, there came a week of very warm springlike weather; then three days of cool, and thereafter with two...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680760X
  • 9781236807601