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  • Sunshine and Temperature

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 9 maps. Four maps show the average possible hours of sunshine for Canada in the summer months. There is a map for June, July, and August, in addition to a map combining these months. In the northern portion of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Isotherms for Summer and Year, Rainfall, Snowfall and Isobars

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 11 maps. Two maps at the top of this plate presenting isothermal lines for summer and for the entire year. The isotherms for summer display the great northern "loop" of the summer isotherm of 55 degrees...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Isotherms for Summer and Year, Rainfall, Snowfall and Isobars

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of 11 maps. The two maps at the top of the plate show isothermal lines for summer and for the entire year, with temperature units measured in Fahrenheit. The annual isothermal lines follow an Easterly and Westerly...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Isotherms for Months of Year

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows isothermal lines for each month of the year. Within the plate there are 12 maps, one for each month that varies from January to December. These lines are drawn at intervals of 5 degrees Fahrenheit connect the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Isotherms for Months of Year

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate comprised of 12 maps of isothermal lines. One map for each month of the year. These lines are drawn at intervals of 5 degrees Fahrenheit. The isolines were deduced from yearly observations collected by the Meteorological...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Average Possible Hours of Sunshine in Summer Months, Temperature

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows 9 maps. Four maps show the average possible hours of sunshine for Canada in the summer months. There is a map for the entire summer and individual maps for each of the summer months (June, July, and August. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Mean Annual Total Precipitation

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps for the annual total precipitation. Annual precipitation is defined as the sum of rainfall and the assumed water equivalent of snowfall for a given year. A specific gravity of 0.1 for freshly fallen snow...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Temperature Ranges

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows six maps of the Canadian ranges in temperature. The map entitled Mean Annual Maximum Temperature shows the mean of the highest temperature recorded each year from 1921 to 1950 inclusive. The Mean Annual Minimum...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
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    • PDF
  • Snow Cover

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the snow cover data, referring primarily to the presence and total depth of a snow cover on the surface of the earth, across Canada. This is in contrast to data characteristics of snow cover depth, which increases...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Growing Seasons

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows four maps of certain climatic aspects of the growing seasons. The first map shows the mean annual length of the growing season throughout Canada, assuming the growing season to be that part of the year when the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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