Meteorologist's profile — Charles Kenneth Mackinnon Douglas, OBE, AFC, MA

@article{Field1999MeteorologistsP,
  title={Meteorologist's profile — Charles Kenneth Mackinnon Douglas, OBE, AFC, MA},
  author={Michael Field},
  journal={Weather},
  year={1999},
  volume={54}
}
  • M. Field
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Weather
evens. It would then be very clear just how skilful the forecasts are in comparison. The Radio 4 1755h weather forecasts are significantly better than persistence, but only by 9 per cent on average. There is a positive statistically significant relationship between persistence and forecast accuracy, such that forecasts are better when persistence is high. In order to ensure that the forecasts are monitored on a regular basis it is suggested that persistence should also be calculated and… 
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