Fuctuations of effective annual precipitation

TitleFuctuations of effective annual precipitation
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1962
AuthorsYevdjevich, V. M.
Conference Name30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1962
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationCheyenne, Wyoming
KeywordsEffective precipitation, Statistical analysis, Time series

A mathematical study is presented involving the fluctuation in effective precipitation and resulting effects on streamflow for the water year. Effective precipitation is defined as the total precipitation minus evapotranspiration for the water year. This investigation is made by random time series as a yardstick to the effective precipitation and streamflow. The statistical technique is exclusively the series correlation process, through the analysis of range and runs. The results of the study indicate a possibility of predicting future long-range water yields from the time series computations.