Climatology of Severe Hail in Finland: 1930–2006

@inproceedings{Tuovinen2009ClimatologyOS,
  title={Climatology of Severe Hail in Finland: 1930–2006},
  author={Jari Petteri Tuovinen and Ari Juhani Punkka and Jenni Rauhala and Harri Hohti and David M. Schultz},
  year={2009}
}
  • Jari Petteri Tuovinen, Ari Juhani Punkka, +2 authors David M. Schultz
  • Published 2009
  • Mathematics
  • Abstract A climatology of severe hail (2 cm in diameter or larger) in Finland was constructed by collecting newspaper, storm-spotter, and eyewitness reports. The climatology covered the warm season (1 May–14 September) during the 77-yr period of 1930–2006. Altogether, 240 severe-hail cases were found. The maximum reported severe-hail size was mainly 4 cm in diameter or less (65% of the cases), with the number of cases decreasing as hail size increased. In a few extreme cases, 7–8-cm (baseball… CONTINUE READING

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