Weather Fundamentals


Why are there so many discrepancies in the world records of weather

The discrepancies in the data reflect the length of time that we use to measure weather phenomena. Some records were set by observing the weather over decades; others only occurred during the span of a few years or months, or even hours or minutes. Discrepancies also exist because of the various types of instruments that were used over the years, and how they were exposed to the elements.


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