Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

Words or Percentages for Weather Forecast

Known as: When you hear a weather forecast, do you prefer predictions using percentages (e.g., "there will be a 20% chance of rain today") or predictions using only words (e.g., "there is a small chance of rain today") 
A question about whether a person prefers words or percentages for describing the chance of a weather event.
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Abstract. Spatial interpolation of precipitation data is of great importance for hydrological modelling. Geostatistical methods… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 5
  • figure 4
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Oil palm plantations today cover large areas of former tropical lowland rain forest in Southeast Asia and are rapidly expanding… Expand
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • figure 2
  • table 3
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Biological invasions contribute to global environmental change, but the dynamics and consequences of most invasions are difficult… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • table 1
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract A recently developed method of defining rain areas for the purpose of verifying precipitation produced by numerical… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract Recent observational analysis reveals the central role of three multicloud types, congestus, stratiform, and deep… Expand
  • figure 1
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The species richness of tropical rain forests creates difficulties for ecological analysis. It may usefully be simplified by… Expand
  • table 2
  • table 3
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
[1] Mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) have regions of both convective and stratiform precipitation, and they develop mesoscale… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Across the Tropics (20°N–20°S), the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar (PR) indicates that… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The rapid growth of satellite services using higher frequency bands such as the Ka-band has highlighted a need for estimating the… Expand
  • table I
  • table 2
  • table 3
  • figure 1
  • figure 1
Is this relevant?
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Major improvements were made in using a biotic index of the arthropod fauna to evaluate organic stream pollution. All tolerance… Expand
Is this relevant?