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The climate of Oregon

from rain forest to desert

by Taylor, George H.

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Published by Oregon State University Press in Corvallis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Weather.,
    • Oregon -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementGeorge H. Taylor and Chris Hannan.
      ContributionsHannan, Chris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC984.O6 T37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL41768M
      ISBN 100870714686
      LC Control Number99033928

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The book defines the 9 distinct Oregon Climate Zones, examines the role of climate stations in reporting weather, and provides rich data from the state's most representative stations.

Several years of unusual weather in the Pacific Northwest have generated great interest in large-scale climate change. Put all these variations together, average them over 30 years or so, and you get climate, the long-term average of weather conditions. That's what this book is all about.

Not clouds and rain and heat waver and ice storms — those are in the companion book, The Oregon Weather Book — but rather numbers, statistics, graphs, and maps. Dry, maybe. This book is the companion to Taylor's book "The Oregon Weather Book." Basically, "weather" refers to conditions at any given time, while "climate" refers to typical conditions based on averages over long periods of time.

This, then, is a look at the average weather conditions in various parts of the state at different times of the year/5(4). Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

August is the hottest month for Oregon with an average high temperature of °, which ranks it as cooler than most states/5.

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The Oregon high desert is a region of the U.S. state of Oregon located east of the Cascade Range and south of the Blue Mountains, in the central and eastern parts of the state. Divided into a southern region and a northern region, the desert covers most of five Oregon counties and averages 4, feet (1, m) above sea level.

The "Oregon Outback" along Highway 31 north of Valley Falls has one of Oregon's driest climates. (Oregon State Archives Photo) Oregonians experience a wide range of climates from the rain forests of the coastal mountains collecting well over inches of rain a year to the stark Alvord Desert receiving fewer than 10 inches.

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