Woodford County School Bulletin Volume 6

Woodford County School Bulletin Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...inches each--October has The following fact are taken from the report of the United States: VVeather Bureau. A station has been maintained by the Weather-Bur'e"a'u at Peoria since 1885 and at Minonk since 1895. Th-e figuresugiven are for'Mino'nk, which_has an elevation of 745 Average annual snowfall--29 inches. The snow is melted and counted also in the rainfall. Ten to twelve inches of snow are required to equal one inch of rainfall. Average number of days rain or snow--92. Average date of last killing frost in spring--April 27. Average date of first killing frost in autumn--Oct. 8. Earliest date of killing frost in autumn--September 18. Latest date of killing frost in the spring--May 11th. Average annual temperateure--50 degrees. Highest temperature--106 degrees. Lowest temperature--28degrees below zero. Most rain falls in the months of the growing season, May, June, July, August and September--together receive fifty-five per cent of the annual rainfall. Most rain falls in May, and the least in December. More rain falls during May, when the corn is growing, than in the months of October and November comhined, when the corn is being gathered. The highest temperature occurs in July and the lowest in February. '. Peoria' has an average annual rainfall of thirty-five inches, and a snowfall of twenty-one inches. The average dates for killing frosts at Peoria are April 15th and October 18th. A record is kept of the monthly discharge of the Illinois river at Peoria. It is greatest in March and April, and least in August. _ Note to the teacher: --These facts of climate should be directly and strongly associated with the weather observations as outlined for each month in the Home Geography-of the State Course of Study. ' SURFACE FEATURES...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236557026
  • 9781236557025