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Unpublished paper, 'Tables of the variation, through a cycle of nine years, of the mean height of the barometer, mean temperature and depth of rain, as connected with the prevailing winds, influenced in their direction by the occurence of the lunar apsides, with some concluding observations on the results' by Luke Howard

Reference number: AP/23/31a

Date: 1840

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Howard presents tables of monthly wind, barometer readings, temperature readings and rainfall for the period 11 January 1815 to 6 December 1823.

Annotations in pencil throughout.

Subject: Meteorology

Received 15 April 1840. Read 14 May 1840.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 4 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'Tables of the variation, through a cycle of nine years, of the mean height of the barometer, mean temperature, and depth of rain, as connected with the prevailing winds, influenced in their direction by the occurrence of the lunar apsides, with some concluding observations on the result'.

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AP/23/31a
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1840
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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11 pages
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Manuscript

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Luke Howard

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Luke Howard, Unpublished paper, 'Tables of the variation, through a cycle of nine years, of the mean height of the barometer, mean temperature and depth of rain, as connected with the prevailing winds, influenced in their direction by the occurence of the lunar apsides, with some concluding observations on the results' by Luke Howard, 1840, AP/23/31a, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_23_31a/unpublished-paper-tables-of-the-variation-through-a-cycle-of-nine-years-of-the-mean-height-of-the-barometer-mean-temperature-and-depth-of-rain-as-connected-with-the-prevailing-winds-influenced-in-their-direction-by-the-occurence-of-the-lunar-apsides-with-some-concluding-observations-on-the-results-by-luke-howard, accessed on 24 July 2024

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