Bulletin; Meteorological Observations at the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Volume 385, PT. 576

Bulletin; Meteorological Observations at the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Volume 385, PT. 576

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...was unusually pleasant with a large amount of sunshine, a very light rainfall and higher temperature than normal. The average temperature for the month was 64 degrees, the normal being 61.6 degrees. The highest temperature was 88 degrees on the 16th and the lowest was 35 degrees on the 29th. There was no frost during the month. The normal time for the first frost is September 19. The precipitation for the month was 2.08 inches, while the normal precipitation for September is 3.79 inches. The lack of rain is again atiecting the water supply in many communities. There wasa total of 240.5 hours of sunshine during the' month. This is well above the average as the normal amount is 202.5 hours for this station. There were 15 clear days aud 10 fair days, leaving only 5 t0 be recorded as cloudy. The total wind movement for the month wns 2922 miles as compared with a normal of 3252 miles. There were no high winds and the prevailing direction was south southeast. OBSERVATORY Latitude, 42 23' 48.5" N. Longitude 72 31' ro" W. Height of barometer above ground, 36 ft. Above sea level, 253.5 ft. Height of wind instruments 67 ft. Time used, 75th Mer. Requests for bulletins should be addressed to the AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION 'Based on least time required to blow one mile. NOTE-Beginning May rst, I929 relative humidity is based on readings taken at 8 A. LL, October. 1980 I Normal l Extremes Barometer (Readings reduced to sea. level) Maximum.................. 30.40, 7th 30.53 30.68, 1929 Minimum.................. 29.40, 25th 29.42 29.00, 1926 Mean semi-daily................. 30.060 30.059 Range............................ 1.00 1.11 1.47, 1926; 0.76, 1899 Air Temperature Highest........................83,13th 79.7 90.5, ...show more

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  • United States
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  • 9781236777287