(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2003)

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Geographical and temporal variations in thunderstorms in the contiguous United States during the 20th century

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Annual and seasonal measures of thunderstorm-day occurences in the contiguous United States for 1896-1995, based on data from 841 weather stations, reveal the Florida-Gulf Coast area has the maximum number of storms in all seasons with a secondary high in the central United States and a third in the southwest. Storm incidence is least along the West Coast and in the Northeast. Major temporal shifts occurred in the Great Plains and Gulf Coast. The most storm active 20-yr. period was 1936-1955, and the 1896-1915 period had the lowest frequency


Article of periodic

published at : Physical geography / ISSN 0272-3646

Editor : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon - ROYAUME-UNI (1980)

Millesime : 2003, vol. 24, no2 [pp. 138-152]

Bibliographic references : 24 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



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