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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Large-scale Influences on Oregon's Weather and Climate

Part 2: Climate Elements

  • Precipitation
  • Temperature
  • Winds
  • Humidity
  • Cloud Cover and Solar Radiation
  • Snow

Part 3: Oregon Climate Zones

  • Zone 1: The Coastal Area
  • Zone 2: The Willamette Valley
  • Zone 3: The Southwest Interior
  • Zone 4: The Northern Cascades
  • Zone 5: The High Plateau
  • Zone 6: The North Central Area
  • Zone 7: The South Central Area
  • Zone 8: The Northeast Area
  • Zone 9: The Southeast Area

Part 4: Measuring and Reporting Climate Information

  • Who Does It?
  • Types of Observations
  • Access to Data via the Internet
  • Data for Selected Oregon Stations

Part 5: Time Series

  • Water Year Precipitation for Oregon Climate Zones
  • Water Year Precipitation for Selected Oregon Stations

Part 6: Special Topics

  • Long-term Wet-Dry Cycles in Oregon
  • Long-term Climate Trends and Salmon Populations
  • The El-Nino-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon
  • Global Climate Change

Part 7: Appendices

  • Climate "Normals"
  • Glossary

Index

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