Hourly precipitation amounts recorded at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki for the period 1947–1985 are analysed. The contributions of each hour towards the annual, seasonal, and monthly mean diurnal variations are discussed and possible causes outlined. The probabilities of measurable precipitation occurring at any particular hour in a month and the importance of such a statistic to the tourist industry are noted.
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Giles, B.D., Flocas, A.A. Diurnal rainfall variations at Thessaloniki, Greece. Theor Appl Climatol 41, 221–225 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00866453
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