seasonal variation

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seasonal variation

[′sēz·ən·əl ‚ver·ē′ā·shən]
(geophysics)
The variation of any parameter of the upper atmosphere with season; for example, the variation of ion densities of different parts of the ionosphere, and the resulting variation in transmission of radio signals over large distances.
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DAP offtake during the month, on the other hand, improved 28/6% MoM/YoY to 202K tons led by seasonality factor and potential price hikes during upcoming Rabi season, taking cumulative 7MCY19 DAP offtakes to 766K tons, flattish YoY.
A large part of the temporary staff were without special qualifications, with a focus on the work profession, as well as with the seasonality factor.
According to sector experts, urea price has surged to US$ 290/ton due to seasonality factor as well as hike in international price of crude oil and add to the growing current account deficit.
A key financial consideration with opening standalone stores would be getting the merchandising mix right and addressing the seasonality factor. Because unlike with generic fashion and accessories brands, the is no change with each season."
To exclude the influence of other seasonal rhythms on the results--such as seasonal changes in employment levels--the seasonality factor was removed mathematically from the data so that only the influence of sunlight was measured on the frequency of suicides.
Readers are cautioned to keep the seasonality factor in view, while comparing the estimates with the previous quarter of 2012.
In addition to the seasonality factor, deteriorating demand for steel products is making steel producers edgy about their falling profitability, which in turn is making them aggressive with coal producers during price negotiations.
Kuschke however said he expect figures to normalise in the next few months due to the seasonality factor, as well as supply issues mentioned by some dealers.
Because of the nested nature of the seasonality factor, the analysis results in an adjustment factor for each month, for each year for the eleven-year sample period.
The current situation in the foreign exchange market in Kyrgyzstan, taking into account the seasonality factor, is generally characterized by relative stability, said the report.
For the most part, those in the industry say, the cough and cold business has a seasonality factor that drives sales up in the fall and winter.