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The analysis of daily rainfall data for agricultural purposes

Authors:

Savitri Abeyasekera ,

University of Colombo, Colombo, LK
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E. K. Seneviratne,

University of Colombo, Colombo, LK
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Ann Leaker,

University of Reading, Reading, RG6 2AN, GB
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Department of Applied Statistics
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R. D. Stern

University of Reading, Reading, RG6 2AN, GB
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Department of Applied Statistics
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Abstract

It is demonstrated that a comprehensive analysis of rainfall data to give useful agronomic results should use the daily measurements. Two methods of analysis are described and are illustrated using daily rainfall records For 56 years from Maradankadawala in the Anuradhapura district.

How to Cite: Abeyasekera, S., Seneviratne, E.K., Leaker, A. and Stern, R.D., 1983. The analysis of daily rainfall data for agricultural purposes. Journal of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 11(2), pp.165–183. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jnsfsr.v11i2.8380
Published on 30 Jun 1983.
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