IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 23 October 2008

Never caught up

Posted: 23 Oct 2008 06:51 AM

The featured graph is of growing degree day accumulations between May 1rst and October 1rst this year for Ames. The departure for the year was about down 200 units. The climatological accumulation is not a requirement for crops like corn to reach maturity, but rather gives a baseline of what we may expect to see. you can generate more plots like these here

Good = 54
Bad = 28

Tags:   2008