Statistical Descriptors of Climate

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An adequate description of climate is required to meet the informational needs of planners and policy-makers who use climate as a factor in their decision-making processes. Because normals have become firmly entrenched as a descriptor of climate, their history and their perception by the public are discussed. An “exploratory data analysis” approach is suggested.

An adequate description of climate is required to meet the informational needs of planners and policy-makers who use climate as a factor in their decision-making processes. Because normals have become firmly entrenched as a descriptor of climate, their history and their perception by the public are discussed. An “exploratory data analysis” approach is suggested.

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