water year

water year

[′wȯd·ər ′yir]
(hydrology)
Any 12-month period, usually selected to begin and end during a relatively dry season, used as a basis for processing streamflow and other hydrologic data; the period from October 1 to September 30 is most widely used in the United States.
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44 inches of rain, as of January 26, this winter ranked as the fourth driest start to the water year for Phoenix (Arizona Republic, Feb.
1, the start of the new water year, and is more than 3 inches (7.
This implies that drought and fire conditions in the next water year can be predicted from the previous winter.
The just-completed water year saw precipitation nationally total 7 percent less than the annual average.
This especially was obvious in 2012, the warmest water year ever recorded for the Gulf of Maine.
In the recently ended water year (May 1) guess how much lake water was sent to the treatment areas (called stormwater treatment areas).
Shortages aren't expected in the upcoming water year, but they are for the 2016 year.
PNPI index is calculated based on Table 2, based on the state of water in the past, by the Markov chain can be studied probability at the current water year.
Up to now the 2013-2014 water year (a water year begins at the start of September) was shaping up to be the worst since 1901.
Professor Mikdat Kadyoy-lu from ystanbul Technical University's faculty of aeronautics and astronautics told Sunday's Zaman that the "water year," or rainy season, started as of October 2013 and will end in September 2014, adding: "In the first three months of the water year, the desired rainfall didn't fall.
The power generation of hydroelectric power plants in the water year of 1391-1392 (fall of 2012 to fall of 2013) stood at over 12,500kw/h which shows a 20% growth compared to the same period in the last water year," Managing-Director of Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company Seyed Mohammad Reza Rezazadeh told FNA at the time.
Bishkek and Osh combined heat and power plants should be prepared to work at full capacity in connection with low water year, Prime Minister Jantoro Satybaldiev said at the working meeting discussing fuel supplies for these plants on June 20.

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