Climatological Data Volume 5-8

Climatological Data Volume 5-8

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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: ...WEATHER CONDITIONS. By P. C. DAY. Climatologist and Chiefof Division. Steady heat, but with scarcely any exceedingly high temperatures, and rainfall irregularly distributed, but mainly scanty. were the chief weather features of July, 1921. The warmth which prevailed nearly everywhere during the latter half of June continued in J uly, and especially during the first twothirds the region from the Dakotas and Nebraska eastward to central Pennsylvania and New York was much hotter than usual at this season. During this time the other parts of the country were usually somewhat hotter than normal. but. save in parts of California, temperatures were below normal in the Vest during the first few days, while the latter part of the first decade and the second decade had weather a little cooler than normal at times in New Mexico, Texas. and parts of States adjoining. and from the Carolinas southward. The final decade of the month brought a little easing of the longcontinued heat; in fact. the first half of the decade was cooler than normal almost throughout the cotton region, and the last half in California, the Southwest the northern Plains, Wyoming, Montana, and much of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The month averaged warmer than normal in nearly all the country, and in most of the Lake region was 6 or more warmer. The average temperature was a little deficient. hovever. in Florida and parts of Georgia and South Carolina, in New Mexico, and most of Texas and Arizona. and in the western portions of Colorado and Washington. At several stations in the north-central portion of the country, with records of nearly or quite 50 years. the average temperature of this July was higher than that of any previous month of record. Important rains occurred early...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848047
  • 9781236848048