Precipitation Data for Central America (1856-1893)Entry ID: NCL00280
Abstract: The Central America data resides in 1 book, 'Central American Rainfall'
(C/hb H31). In these summaries, definitions are:
1. Hourly/daily/monthly/seasonal/annual data - values determined for each
consecutive period, e.g., monthly temperature data: Jan 1900, Feb 1900,
2. Long-term data - values determined over a period of years, e.g., long-
term monthly temperature data using Jan 1901, Jan ... 1902, etc.
This book contains tables and maps of hourly, daily, monthly, and annual
precipitation data for Central America from 1856 to 1893. The tables contain
the following data: daily absolute maximum and minimum precipitation; monthly
absolute maximum and minimum precipitation; annual absolute maximum and minimum
precipitation; annual total precipitation; annual intensity of precipitation;
long-term hourly mean precipitation; long-term monthly mean precipitation;
long-term monthly total precipitation; long-term monthly percent of annual
precipitation; long-term annual mean precipitation; long-term annual total
precipitation; and long-term annual number of days with precipitation.
This book is part of the foreign meteorological data collection held by the
NOAA Central Library in Washington, DC. Information in this collection dates
back to the 18th century for daily, monthly, seasonal, and annual tabular
summaries, and the 19th century for weather maps. These data are the result of
foreign exchange agreements, but the collection has not been updated since
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Start Date: 1856-01-01Stop Date: 1893-12-31
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-23