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hyetograph

[hahy-et-uh-graf, -grahf, hahy-i-tuh-] /haɪˈɛt əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhaɪ ɪ tə-/
noun
1.
a map or chart showing the average rainfall for the localities represented.
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  • Lag time is usually defined as the time from the center of the rainfall hyetograph to the centroid of the hydrograph.
  • It then matches the rainfall to this hydrograph by comparing the times of occurrence of both the hydrograph and the hyetograph.
  • The hyetograph for the storm was derived from the chart of a recording rain-gaging station on the water shed.
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hyetograph

/ˈhaɪɪtəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
noun
1.
a chart showing the distribution of rainfall of a particular area, usually throughout a year
2.
a self-recording rain gauge
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