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(Nos. 69 and 70.)

Northwestern Iowa. Observed at the following places, viz.:Grant City, by Edwin Miller and Mrs. Miller, during the year 1869. Lizard, by J. J. Bruce, during the month of February, 1869. Onowa, by R. Stebbins, from February to September inclusive, in the year 1864. Rolfe, by Oscar J. Strong, for an aggregate period of 22 months, in the years 1868 and 1869.

Sioux City, by Dr. J. J. Saville, for an aggregate period of 16 months, in the years 1857 and 1858; and by A. J. Millard, from January, 1860, to March, 1863, inclusive, and by U. S. Army Surgeons, during the first 4 months of 1864.

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No. of in the year 1857. miles p.hr. miles. observat’ps.

Surface M'n vel. in No. of 70. Aggregate rumber of obser- 69. Surface wind at Sioux City

wind. vations at all stations. 2 preceding Motion combined. of clouds.

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517 16 S. 88 37 W..16
713 9 S. 54 29 W..23

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287 N. 52 47 W..41
199 S. 60 4 W.1.27
124 N. 7 29 E. 1.04
211 N. 59 14 W..54

N. 67 29 W..28 963 46 N. 34 9 W..17 N. 77°E. .12 520 21 s. 3 21 E. 1.201 S. 29° E. .25 641 16 N. 87 15 W..12 S. 36 W..01 924 9 N. 63 41 W..26} N. 504 W..16 N. 81 57 W..11)

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"From this table we obtain the following summary of results :

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Average velocity of all winds in miles per hour
Velocity in mean direction, on the supposition that the winds from every point of

the compass move with the foregoing average velocity
True velocity iu mean direction, giving to the winds from the several points of the

compass each their own average velocity, as shown in the table above Excess of the latter over the former

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2 Computed from the resultants for the seasons.

(Nos. 71 and 72.)

Southwestern Iowa. Observed at the following places, viz.: – Clarinda, by S. H. Kridelbaugh, M.D., during January and December, 1865, and February, 1866.

Fontanelle, by A. F. Bryant, for an aggregate period of over 3 years, in the years 1866 to 1869 inclusive.

Fort Croghan, by post surgeons, during nine months of the year 1843.
St. Mary's, by D. E. Read, for an aggregate period of six months in the years 1853 and 1854.
Whitesboro, by David K. Witter, from December, 1867, to April, 1868, inclusive.
Woodbine, by H. Wady, from May to September inclusive, in the year 1868.

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and Feb. 1854.1 72. Aggregate number of obser- 'St. Mary's in Jan.

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171 200 155 84 238 109 N. 10 19 E. 1.03
232 484 194 90 131; 175 S. 2 54 E. .34
116 307 112 73 250 173 S. 48 57 W..19
179 258 164 140 316 183 N. 81 33 W..11

S. 28 25 W..12
20 40 45 63 51 0 S. 88

8 W. .173 37 85 94 47 55 0 S. 45 57 W.1.40

6 36 331 22 58 0 S. 88 38 W..36 17 22 48 65 61 O N. 84 57 W..39

S. 78 7 W..31 191 240 200 147 289 109 N. 46 48 W. .04 269 569 288 137 186 175 S. 6 49 W.1.33 122 343 145 95 308 173 S. 57 45 W.1.20 196 250 212 205 3771 183 N. 82 48 W..15

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| From this table we obtain the following summary of results :

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7.37

1.40

Velocity in mean direction on the supposition that the winds from every point of the compass move

with the foregoing average velocity .
True velocity in mean direction, giving to the winds from the several points of the compass each

their own average velocity, as shown in the table Excess of the latter over the former

3.02 +1.62

2 Computed from the resultants for the seasons.

(Nos. 73 to 77.)

Minnesota, south of latitude 45°. Observed at the following places, viz. :

Afton, by Dr. B. F. Babcock, for an aggregate period of 34 months, in the years 1865, 1866, 1867 and 1869.

Bowles Creek, by Andrew Stouffer, during the month of December, 1865.
Chatfield, by T. F. Thickstun, for an aggregate period of 13 months, in the years 1860 and 1861.
Danville, by Thomas A. Kellett, during five months of the year 1868.

Fort Ridgely, by post surgeons, for an aggregate period of nearly 13 years, in the years 1853 to 1867 inclusive.

Fort Snelling, by post surgeons, for an aggregate period of over 37) years, in the years 1822, 1824 to 1858, and 1867 to 1869, both inclusive.

(Nos. 73 to 77.)

Minnesota.- Continued.
Hastings, by T. F. Thickstun, from June, 1861, to May, 1862, inclusive.
Mankato, by William Kilgore, during the month of August, 1864.

Minneapolis, by William Cheney, for an aggregate period of over five years, from November, 1864, to December, 1869, inclusive.

New Ulm, by Charles Roos, from February, 1864, to December, 1869, inclusive.

Pajutazee, by Rev. S. R. Riggs, for an aggregate period of 24 months, in the years 1860, 1861 and 1862.

Red Wing, by Rev. Jabez Brooks, during the months of November and December, 1855, and April, 1856; and by A. M. Stephens, during the first eight months of the year 1867.

Rochester, by Alfred Milmine, during the first three months of the year 1869.

St. Paul, by Rev. A. B. Patterson, for an aggregate period of nearly 7 years, in the years 1861 to 1869 inclusive; and by J. M. Heimstreet, from October, 1866, to January, 1867, inclusive.

Sibley, by C. W. and C. E. Woodward, for an aggregate period of over 54 years, in the years 1865 to 1869 inclusive.

Source of the Des Moines, by Nicollet.
Travers des Sioux, by Rev. R. Hopkins, during the months of March and April, 1851.
Wabashaw, by Spenser L. Hillier, during the month of December, 1857.

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[ January 34 781 113 191 68 103 269! 364

February 43 59 92 162 71 122 188 381
March

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April 73 88 137 160 92 77' 155 310
May 102 100 177 199 80 67 160 224
June

61 68 143 193 103 88 167 156
July

65 71 153 174 142 95 142 155
August 104 99 156 226 168 132 177 153
September 119 105 172 224 123 114 191 188
October 105 103 127 210 108 105 194! 354
November 53 70 111! 1701 741 111 272 320
December 58 62 81 245 97 112 259 390
Spring 239 258 423 539 251 219! 530 970
Summer 230 238 452 593 413 315 486 464
Autumn 277 294 410 604 305 330 657 862
Winter 135 199 286 601 236 337 716 1135
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17012 N. 74 11 W. .45} N. 62 E. 1.10 583 S. 82 53 W..40 S. 45} E. .17 521 N. 84 30 W..57 S. 67 W..05 516 N. 76 1 W..72 N. 604 W..20 423 N. 81 46 W..53

2043 48 N. 52 46 W...18 N. 8 E. 1.10 1810 18 S. 24 23 W..12, S. 411 E. .16 1657 15 S. 89 38 W..17} s. 51° W..02 1830 25 N. 79 42 W..27 N. 72 W.1.12 1715 N. 85 44 W. .154

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569 537 789 1326 1208 641 1177 1191
542 485 534 1233 889 628 1289 1855
302 391 473 1026 570 589 1407 2069

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Fort Snelling.

January 190 183 139 466 262 483 311 476

1178 February 150 169 135 356 233 468 324 483

1046 March 191 193 148 442 380 436 330 536

1147 April 247 264 191 413 260 375 309 422

1140 May 230 358 266 380 296 383 299 349

1178 June 208 207 189 479 383 403 235 296

1110 July 175 239 158 538 460 443 306 320

1178 August 236 227 178 550 510 407 254 339

1178 September 186 232 104 541 409 433 263 398

1110 October 191 210 125 488 360 524 317 410

1178 November 202 204 150 435 265, 417 363 516

1140 December 192 182 154 510 271 470 307 561

1147 Spring 668 815 605 1235 936 1194 938 1307 S. 53° 21' W.1.10

3465 Summer 619 673 525 1507 1353 1313 795 955 S. 10 6 W..21

3166 Autumn 579 646 379 1464 1034 1374 9731324 S. 43 22 W..19

3428 Winter 532 534 428 1332 766 1421 942 1520 S. 60 15 W..20

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Spring 1286 1287 920 1859 1594 1679 1629 2262 180 S. 76 43 W..10 N. 6° E. 1.07 4232
Summer 1104 1029 902 2768 2389 1947 1485 1548 244 S. 7 32 W..21} S. 35 E .13 4355
Autumn 1101 931 624 2102 1928 1859 1601 2118 177 S. 48 12 W..18 S. 66} W..03 4308
Winter 1022 817 723 2023 1540 1938 1755 2543 214 S. 66 41 W.18 N. 59 W..07 4184
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Spring 68 45 43 46 64 104 215 159 N. 81 50 W..40 N. 66. E. .06

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Summer 38 25 28 43 76 135 319 132 S. 83 1 W..55 S. 30 W..09 828
Autumn 62 11 15 36 70 79 228) 120 S. 89 24 W...51} S. 36 W..01 789
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Spring 1354 1332 963 1905 1658 1783 1844 2421 180 S. 80 38 W..12 N. 8 E. .08 4232
Summer 1142 1054 930 2811 2465 2082 1804 1680 241 S. 15 42 W..21 S. 36 E. 12 4355
Autumn 1103 942 639 2138 1998 1938 1829 2238 177 S. 53 14 W..19 S. 63} W..025 4308
Winter 1048 844 746 2047 1572 2013 1981 2666 214 S. 69 57 W..203 N. 625 W..07 4184
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| Afton, Bowles Creek, Chatfield, Fort Snelling, Hastings, Mankato, Minneapolis, Red Wing, Rochester, St. Paul, Travers des Sioux and Wabashaw.

2 Computed from the resultants for the seasous.

(Nos. 78 to 80.)

Northern Iowa. Observed at the following places, viz. :

Algona, by F. McCoy and Miss Elizabeth McCoy, for an aggregate period of 31 years, in the years 1861 to 1865 inclusive; and by James H. Warren, from April, 1867, to December, 1869, inclusive; also by Philip Dorweiler, at a point ten miles southwest of Algona, for an aggregate period of over three years, in the years 1866 to 1869 inclusive.

Ames, by J. M. Cotton, during the month of September, 1869.
Bangor, by Isaac M. Gidley, for an aggregate period of 8 months in the years 1861 and 1863.

Boonsboro, by E. Babcock, for an aggregate period of 21 months, in the years 1867, 1868 and 1869.

Border Plains, by G. C. and W. K. Goss, for an aggregate period of 21 years, in the years 1856, 1857 and 1858.

Dakota, by William 0. Atkinson, from October, 1867, to March, 1868, inclusive.

Fort Dodge, by post surgeons, for an aggregate period of 22 months in the years 1851, 1952 and 1853; and by C. N. Jorgenson, from March, 1867, to March, 1869, inclusive.

Iowa Falls, by Nathan Townsend, from November, 1863, to December, 1869, inclusive, except the month of February, 1868.

Marble Rock, by H. Wadey, for an aggregate period of 28 months in the years 1867, 1868 and 1869.

Mineral Ridge, by J. T. Sullivan, during the last seven months of the year 1869.
Osage, by Rev. Alva Bush, from April, 1866, to February, 1867.

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January 41 15 10 28 30 75 27 193
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March 69 24 46 7: 27 55 26

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31 91 37 36 9 49 33 136
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69 49 46 81 19 42 27 90
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32 35 5 31 45 102 11 39
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September 33 25 11 52 59 106 17 93
October 25 46 11 56 65 88 31 87
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Spring 169 164 129 190 55 146 86 389
Summer 98 110 54 132 200 223 68 140
Autumn 89 121 49 128 178 236 67 322
Winter 102
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Spring 44 17 8 42 55 15 131 81
Summer 64 12 14 108 125 37 18 81
Autumn 61 15 23 85 162 25 37 125
Winter 52 32 13 64 48 23 27 98
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125 135 1101
Summer 311 50 132 921 663 288 83 607
Autumn 468 157 349 801 2045 236 5601944
Winter 369 537 146 522 321 233 333 1315
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Spring 8.32 5.65 2.25 10 31 7.76 8.33 10.38 135.9
Summer 4.86 4.17 9.43 8.53 5.30 7.78 4.61 75.0
Autumn 7.67 10.47 15.17 9.42 12.62 9.44 15.14 15.55
Winter 7.10 16.78 11.23 8.16 6.69 10.13 12.33 13.42

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No. of 80. Aggregate number of obser- 79. Surface wind at Border Plains

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381 1631 1349 1013 507 1231 698 S. 8 36 W..205
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243 1130 960 921 756 2649 198 N. 79 51 W..24

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69 260 188 308 474 618 N. 83 32 W..37
58 343 342 330 558 413 S. 65 3 W..35
48 259 311 354 512 747

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s. 88 23 W..36 563 1432 812 925 947 2715 229 N. 57 32 W..17 N. 22° E. .13 439 1974 1691 1343 1065 1644 698 S. 26 47 W..21 S. 31 E. .18} 349 1579 1755 1464 1235 3348 338 S. 78 32 W..26 S. 67} W..07 279 1374 1184 1172 1223 3263 198 N. 81 45 W..27 N. 49° W..10

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