Natural Variability of Storm, Seasonal and Annual Precipitation

by G.E. Stout,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 127-138

Document Type: Journal Paper


Statistical evaluation of seasonal and annual rainfall variability based on rainfall data gathered by four networks of Illinois State Water Survey since 1949; analyses show variability of rainfall between five comparable areas and between control and target areas; 18% difference in average annual precipitation within urban area; design of rain gage networks for weather modification experiments.

Subject Headings: Rain water | Storms | Seasonal variations | Statistics | Hydrologic data | Weather forecasting | Hydrographic surveys | Network analysis | Illinois | United States

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