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Rainfall in Norway during 1916

Nature volume 100, pages 334335 (27 December 1917) | Download Citation



THE director of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute has, with commendable promptitude, published the twenty-first annual volume of rainfall data, viz. that dealing with last year's returns. The daily rainfall is given in extenso for about 200 stations, additional information regarding the nature of the precipitation, whether in the form of rain, snow, or sleet, being afforded by the international symbol affixed to the reading when the downfall was other than rain. A monthly summary shows, for each of 476 stations, the actual precipitation, the maximum daily fall, and date of occurrence, along with the number of days with more than o-i mm. and more than i-o mm. of rain respectively; the mean depth of snow is also given and the greatest depth recorded. The monthly and annual rainfall expressed as a percentage of the average is shown for sixty-four stations.

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