Given below is the climatic data of a station. Study the table and answer the questions that follow:
|Temperature in Degree C.||13.7||16.6||21.6||25.5||33.2||33.5||30.8||29.8||29.2||25.5||19.6||15.2|
|Rainfall in cms.||2.5||2.0||1.5||0.9||1.5||7.5||17.8||18.5||12.5||1.0||0.2||1.5|
(i) Calculate the annual range of temperature.
(ii) What is the total rainfall experienced by the station?
(iii) Which is the driest month?
(i) The annual range of temperature = highest temperature of the year – lowest temperature of the year
= 33.5 – 13.7 = 19.8°C.
The annual range of temperature is 19.8°C.
(ii) The total rainfall experienced by the station = 67.4 cm.
(iii) The driest month is November (0.2 cm rain).