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Title:User Guide: Midwestern Agricultural Climate Atlas, Version 1.0
Author(s):Reinke, Beth C.; Angel, James R.; Kunkel, Kenneth E.; Hollinger, Steven E.
Subject(s):Climate Atlas
Midwestern Agriculture
climate statistics
Abstract:The Midwestern Agricultural Climate Atlas contains climate statistics for a large number of locations in the Midwest with long-term daily climate records. The daily data themselves are not included in the atlas, but only the statistics of these data. The atlas covers a nine-state region in the central U.S., including the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The statistics included in the atlas are means, extremes, and probabilities of occurrence for various time durations from one week to one year. Primary climatic elements included are air temperature, precipitation, and snowfall. From these primary elements, a number of other variables are derived, including growing degree days, and growing season length. Data from the atlas are presented in report, graph, or map formats. Report products give a tabular summary of single station climate statistics for several different time periods. Graph products show the temporal distribution of a single element for a single station. The map products show the spatial patterns of a single element over a single state or over the entire region for a given time period.
Issue Date:1993
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Miscellaneous Publication
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/55202
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved. This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended for research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-10-01


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