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|Title:||Frequency distributions and hydroclimatic characteristics of heavy rainstorms in Illinois|
|Author(s):||Huff, Floyd A.; Angel, James R.|
|Contributor(s):||Illinois State Water Survey|
|Abstract:||This report presents the results of an extensive investigation of the distribution of heavy rainstorms in Illinois based on data for 61 precipitation stations operated during 1901-1983. Shown are frequency distributions of point rainfall for periods ranging from 5 minutes to 10 days and for recurrence intervals of from 2 months to I 00 years. Results are presented in two forms: mean relations for 10 regions of approximately homogeneous precipitation climate, and statewide isohyetal maps based on the 61-station data. Frequency relations are presented on both an annual and seasonal basis. Results of a special investigation are presented for Chicago and the surrounding six counties subject to urban influences on precipitation distribution. Information is provided on the expected dispersion of point rainfall frequency distributions about the mean in the 10 regions of similar rainstorm climate. Information is also provided on lhe spatial and temporal characteristics of heavy rainstorms in Illinois.|
|Publisher:||Illinois State Water Survey|
|Series/Report:||Bulletin (Illinois State Water Survey) no. 70|
|Description:||"Supplants previous ed. published in 1988 under title: Frequency distribution and hydroclimatic characteristics of heavy rainstorms in Illinois."--Verso, t.p.
Includes bibliographical references.
p. 164 in original is blank, and is not included in the scan of the report body.
|Rights Information:||Copyright 1989 Board of Trustees University of Illinois|
|Date Available in IDEALS:||2017-10-02|
|Identifier in Online Catalog:||6221825|
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Bulletin - Illinois State Water Survey
Research studies published from 1897 - 2012