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Temperature and wind frequency tables for North America and Greenland

John N. Rayner

Temperature and wind frequency tables for North America and Greenland

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Published by McGill University] in [Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.,
  • Greenland.
    • Subjects:
    • Atmospheric temperature -- North America.,
    • Atmospheric temperature -- Greenland.,
    • Winds.,
    • Meteorology -- Tables.

    • Edition Notes

      Prepared for Headquarters Quartermaster Research and Engineering Command, U. S. Army, Natick Mass.

      Statement[by] J. N. Rayner.
      SeriesPublication in meteorology - McGill University. Arctic Meteorology Research Group ;, no. 24,25
      ContributionsUnited States. Army. Quartermaster Research and Engineering Command.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC852 .M33 no. 24, etc.
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5845743M
      LC Control Number62003945
      OCLC/WorldCa6750715

      Typical winter weather patterns across North America during an El Niño warm event (a) and during a La Niña cold event (b). El Niño 1. Wet weather in CA and the southern part of US 2. Warmer than normal weather over a large part of North America La Niño 1. Dry and warmer weather in CA and the southern part of US 2. Colder than normal. Find all your weather reference charts and tables at : how to measure tornadoes, hurricane strength, windchill, wind speed, UV radiation risk, earthquakes, heat, and more. Plus, enjoy our free weather lore calendar.


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Temperature and wind frequency tables for North America and Greenland by John N. Rayner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Tables: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Temperature and wind frequency tables for North America and Greenland. [Montreal]: [McGill University], The Feels Like Temperatures map show what the outdoor temperature will feel like for the current day.

Feels Like Index is a factored mixture of the Wind Chill Factor and the Heat Index. Local Time and Weather in North America Sort By: City Country Time Temperature Cities Shown: Capitals (29) Most Popular () Popular () Somewhat Popular (). The air quality in Greenland is among the best in the world due to the country’s geographical position to the high north.

In the southern part of the country and the innermost parts of the long fjords, the temperature can, however, rise to more than 20° C (68° F) in June, July or August, and due to the fine air quality and low levels of. Daily observational data—measurements of weather conditions—show how weather varies across the globe.

This site uses a map-based portal to help you find and view or download weather data from locations around the world for Temperature, Precipitation, Snowfall, and Snow Depth.

Temperature: Wind: Lightning: Clouds: Africa Asia Europe Middle-East North-America Oceania South-America The above model displays the development of the wind across North-America for the next 3 days. This weather forecast model is updated 4 times every day.

In Greenland, a former Danish territory, the climate is arctic along the north-central coasts (zone 1 on the map), where the temperatures of the warmest months are around freezing (0 °C or 32 °F) and subarctic on the south-central coasts (zone 2 on the map), where the average temperatures in the summer months are above freezing, but still below 10 °C (50 °F).

Surface Data: Daily Forecast Map (National) from NCEP ( - to present) Daily Surface Map w/ Fronts & Isobars from NCEP ( - to present); RAWS Data (U.S.

Forest Service Remote Automated Weather System) for several locations in the Southeast U.S. Composite Weather Maps (North America) California Regional Weather Server - San Francisco State University.

Mean annual temperature change for states and provinces of North America projected for the s under the RCP scenario. States and provinces are alphabetically sorted from left to right, AOGCMs are sorted by magnitude of projection for North America from top to bottom.

State Record High Date Place Record Low Date Place; Alabama: °F 44°C: Sept. 5, Centerville, Al°F °C: Jan. 30, New Market: Alaska: °F 38°C. Temperature and precipitation data, Reports of wind, ; rainfall, ; barometric pressure, ; and temperature, Records of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, History: Scientific and exploratory expedition to area of Lady Franklin Bay, Greenland, authorized by act of May 1, (21 Stat.

Key Finding 1. Annual average temperature over the contiguous United States has increased by °F (°C) for the period – relative to – and by °F (°C) based on a linear regression for the period – (very high confidence).Surface and satellite data are consistent in their depiction of rapid warming since (high confidence).

Departures into a strong temperature inversion can result in smooth flight conditions. There is, however, the occasional threat of low-level wind shear and turbulence at the transition between the cool surface air and the higher winds just a couple thousand feet AGL.

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temperature T. temperature, T, temperature (T) Commas in Numbers: Use a comma only in numerals with four or more digits.

Exceptions are: Page numbers: page Binary digits: Serial numbers. Degrees of temperature. Acoustic frequency designations. Climate - Climate - Temperature: Global variations of average surface-air temperatures are largely due to latitude, continentality, ocean currents, and prevailing winds.

The effect of latitude is evident in the large north-south gradients in average temperature that occur at middle and high latitudes in each winter hemisphere. These gradients are due mainly to the rapid decrease of available.

Click and drag the slider (center) to compare the two maps. (left) Change in February average temperature between (right) Change in February average temperature between Sometimes the trend for the entire period of record might be different than that of a shorter time period.

That is the case when examining the February mean temperature trends. The U.S. Geological Survey's interactive windFarm map provides detailed information on wind farms across the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii.

By zooming in on the map, users can find the precise location of tens of thousands of individual turbines, with information for each turbine including the owner, generating capacity, on-line date, type of tower, blade length.

It should be noted that this wind study recommends wind speeds applicable for design and stability following the currently accepted practice for bridge design in North America, and in accord ance with Section 6 of the ASCE 7 Standard.

Figure 2 -4 shows wind speeds at deck level of ft as a function of return period. This. Information and Abbreviations: Please note that all times are UTC (Universal Time Coordinate) and must be adjusted for local time if speed values are in knots and rounded "up" to the nearest whole knot.

For example a speed of knots will be evaluated as 6 knots and included in the speed category. 1 knot = miles per hour. According to satellite data, winds speeds off Cape Farewell reach at least 20 metres per second ( miles per hour or gale force) 16% of the year and. North America - North America - The warm temperate zone: On the southeast coasts of the United States, the warm temperate zone extends to the Mississippi River and over the Gulf Coast; the zone is strongly influenced by the warm, moist tropical air mass that originates over the Gulf of Mexico.

The long frost-free season exceeds days. Climatic Wind Data Publication; Description: Climatic wind data from NCEI's LCD publication, U.S.

Air Force climatic briefs, and more: Climatic Wind Data for the U.S. Available online: Additional Information: Offline Options: Back to the top: Period of record: Varies, but generally –   The temperature change in wind farms was also a function of the mean ambient hub-height (second atmospheric layer) wind speed (Fig.

3 B). The temperature signal can be approximated as a Gaussian function of hub-height wind speed, becoming zero at speeds less than 2 m/s or greater than 20 m/s and peaking at approximately 12 m/s.

The U.S. Air Force's northernmost base, Thule Air Force Base, is located about miles north of the Arctic Circle in northwest Greenland, at a latitude of degrees north.

Figure The colors on the map show temperature changes over the past 22 years () compared to the average, and compared to the average for Alaska and Hawai‘i. The bars on the graphs show the average temperature changes by decade for (relative to the average) for each region.

Maximum/Minimum Temperature (High/Low) hr Probability of Precipitation (PoP12) Weather (Wx) Temperature (T) and Wind Dewpoint Temperature (Td) Sky Cover Precipitation Amount (QPF) Snow Amount Significant Wave Height.

Wind Couplet An area on the radar display where two maximum wind speeds are blowing in opposite directions. Wind Direction The true direction from which the wind is blowing at a given location (i.e., wind blowing from the north to the south is a north wind).

It is normally measured in tens of degrees from 10 degrees clockwise through degrees. Below is a table of the lowest recorded temperatures in history. Vostok, Antarctica, tops the list, dropping to a bone-chilling degrees in Place Date DegreesFahrenheit DegreesCelsiusWorld (Antarctica) Vostok J – –89Asia Oimekon, RussiaFeb.

The data base includes wind power statistics and several other wind summaries, such as direction vs. speed and speed vs.

hour-of-day frequency distributions. The major source of wind data that went into the wind resource assessments was the NCDC Airways Surface Observations data set (TD) that had been coded onto magnetic tape, either as.

Most recent Resource (wind farm) status with date/time 2. Most recent MW output of wind farm with date/time 3. Most recent wind speed and direction at hub height from one meteorological tower with date/time 4.

Temperature and barometric pressure at 2 m. Thirty years of North American wind energy acceptance research │1 1. Introduction Background and Motivation Over the last 30 years, wind energy in North America has evolved from a fringe, isolated, experimental concept into a mainstream and viable source of electricity, meeting about 5% of U.S.

electricity demand. Greenland is not known for hurricanes, but the frigid land mass does host some of the strongest—and most mysterious—winds on the planet. Now. Western Regional Climate Center Raggio Parkway Reno, NV Tel: Fax: E-Mail: [email protected] Open Monday - Friday.

Dataset Information: Local Climatological Data (LCD) Description Local Climatological Data is a monthly summary consisting of: 1) Summary sheet containing daily extremes and averages of temperature, departures from normal, average dew point and wet bulb temperatures, degree days, significant weather, precipitation, snowfall, snow depth, station and sea level pressure, and average.

Dartmouth College. (, January 24). Winds Of Change: North America's Wind Patterns Have Shifted Significantly In The P Years. ScienceDaily. Retrieved June. Wind Speed (SSM/I) The product shows wind speed over oceans.

The wind speed is derived from the passive microwave sensor SSM/I, which has 7 channels of 19 GHz (H, V), 22 GHz (V), 37 GHz (H, V), and 85 GHz (H, V), where H is the horizontal polarization, V is the vertical polarization. The wind speed has accuracy of m/s.

Jet streak (jet maximum): the region of high wind speed that moves through the axis of a jet stream. Wind speeds in the center of jet stream often exceed knots. The strongest jet maxima develop in winter along the east coasts of North America and Asia where the land-to-sea temperature contrast is particularly great.

All available wind data is provided regardless of POR or source. Updated data for many sites can be obtained from post Local Climatological Data annual publications. In the table, prevailing wind directions (DIR) are given in compass points; mean wind speeds (SPD) and peak gust (PGU) are in miles per hour (mph).

US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service East West Highway Silver Spring, MD Page Author: NWS Internet Services Team Disclaimer. The Current Temperature map shows the current temperatures color contoured every 5 degrees F.

Temperature is a physical property of a system that underlies the common notions of hot and cold.More recently, wind turbines have been installed in areas where cold weather conditions exist. In the Midwest, especially in Minnesota and Iowa, glaze ice and snow can be expected (AWEA, ).

In Vermont, a wind farm has been built in a mountainous domain where rime ice is likely to occur.strengthening of the North Atlantic westerlies and Baffin Bay northerlies.

The oscillation in temperatures between Greenland and northwestern Europe is commonly referred to as the temperature see-saw (Van Loon and Rogers, ). Dahl-Jensen et al. () offer a longer-term perspective on temperature changes over Greenland. Cooling.