Meteorologists need to be able to manipulate arbitrary dates in the past, present, and future. Here calendar rules for both the Julian (old) and Gregorian (modern) calendars are reviewed. The author describes free software available online to perform calendrical conversions involving (day, month, year), (day of the year, year), and Julian day number for both the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
Research Article| 1 January 2000
Calendars and Software
Jon E. Ahlquist
Department of Meteorology, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Corresponding author address: Jon E. Ahlquist, Department of Meteorology, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4520. E-mail: email@example.com
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Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. (2000) 81 (1): 69–74.
24 June 1999
01 January 2000
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Ahlquist, J. E., 2000: Calendars and Software. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 81, 69–74, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(2000)081<0069:CAS>2.3.CO;2.
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