Transactions of the State Agricultural Society, with Reports of County Agricultural Societies Volume 5

Transactions of the State Agricultural Society, with Reports of County Agricultural Societies Volume 5

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: command attention, and that the results will equal the most sanguine anticipations. BELA HUBBARD, Assistant Geologist. METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS FOR 1853. in 1.. woonaurr, or ANN ARBOR. ANN Anson, Michigan, April 3d, 1854. J. 0. Houses, Esq.--Dear Sir--In compliance with the request 'contained in your note to me, of the 25th inst, I herewith send you a Meteorological Report for 1853, including tables of temperature, due, followed by a brief summary of the most important points in the weather of each month. I regret that I have not yet made any observations in regard to the temperature of the soil, or atmospheric humidity, both very important points in Agricultural Meteorology. If what I here send you, shall help to awaken any additional interest in this important science, however, it will not be altogether useless. Very respectfully, your obedient servant. L. WOODRUFF. The weather of January was not severe, the lowest temperature W88 6 deg. below zero, on the 26th, and the highest 47 deg, on the 81:11; About 8 inches of snow fell---the amount of rain was not appreciable February, with the exception of a few days, was quite cold and blustering, the mean temperature being 7 deg. below that of the same 1110111111 for 1852. The precipitation was, rain. 70-100315, and snow about 10 inches. March furnished less of variable and unpleasant weather, than usual. 1.20 inches of rain fell on the 18th and 19th. The coldest day was the 15th, (mean temperature 16 deg., ) and the warmest 30th, (mean temperature 31 deg.) ApriZ.--A tremendous gale of wind from S. W. prevailed on the 8th. Rain commenced on the evening of the 11th, and continued without any intermission until 10% A. M. of the 13th. Showers then came on at 3 P. M., which poured more

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