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Canada's Hail Climatology: 1977 - 1993

@inproceedings{Etkin2001CanadasHC,
  title={Canada's Hail Climatology: 1977 - 1993},
  author={David Etkin},
  year={2001}
}
The last national hail climatology of Canada was based upon the 1951-80 time period. However, from 1977 to 1993, many more stations reported days with hail than prior to 1977. As a result, a more spatially detailed analysis is now possible. Unfortunately, after 1993 the observing network began to be replaced by automatic stations that do not report hail, and therefore a mesoscale analysis can only effectively use the time period of 1977-1993. Due to the fact that ice pellets have often been… Expand

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