Accession Number : AD0724645

Title :   Diurnal Variation of Summertime Thunderstorm Activity over the United States.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER (AIR FORCE) WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Rasmusson,Eugene M.

Report Date : APR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Observations from 294 Air Force and National Weather Service Stations scattered throughout the United States were used to study the diurnal variation of summertime thunderstorm activity. The results of this study are summarized in isoline frequency charts giving monthly values of the 24-hour mean, the variance of the mean hourly values, hours of maximum frequency, and the phase, amplitude, and explained variance of the diurnal and semidiurnal harmonics. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*THUNDERSTORMS, DIURNAL VARIATIONS), (*UNITED STATES, THUNDERSTORMS), STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, WEATHER STATIONS, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, METEOROLOGICAL CHARTS, HARMONIC ANALYSIS, WEATHER FORECASTING

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE