The other suit at the bar had not turned around and the painters and barkeeper were in their own world of batting averages and ERA's.
The annual rainfall for the whole of France averages about 32 in.
Decennial Averages i8pz 905.
The decennial averages for the years 1896-1905 were as follows:
The mean temperature at Brisbane, during December, January and February, is about 76°, while during the months of June, July and August it averages about 60°.
Thus the winter in Rockhampton averages nearly 65°, while the summer heat rises almost to 85°; and at Townsville and Normanton the average temperature is still higher.
The rainfall of Melbourne averages 25.58 in., the mean number of rainy days being 131.
The birth rate averages 26.28 per thousand of the population and the death rate 12.28, showing a net increase of 14 per thousand by reason of the excess of births over deaths.
The cost of public instruction ih Australia averages about I Is.
The chief wheat lands are in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales; the yield averages about 9 bushels to the acre; this low average is due to the endeavour of settlers on new lands to cultivate larger areas than their resources can effectively deal with; the introduction of scientific farming should almost double the yield.
The rainfall is very unequally distributed: in the western part, which comes near to the limits of the rainless region of Asia, it is very scanty, and scarcely averages more than 5 in.; in the south-west the fall is more copious, sometimes exceeding 100 in.
The proportion of ground under olives is from 20 to 36% at Porto Maurizio, and in Reggio, Lecce, Ban, Chieti and Leghorn it averages from 10 to 19%.
The rainfall, which occurs chiefly in winter, only averages about So in.
The ordinary volume of water in the Uruguay averages 1 r millions of cub.
As a general rule the interval varies from one-quarter to one-half mile; on the express lines of the New York underground railway, the inter-station interval averages about r1 m.
In Italy the annual mortality from this cause averages 15,000, which is estimated.
There are frequent alternations of temperature, which averages 75° to 77° F., though considerably higher in the wet season.
The following table gives particulars of temperature averages at a few typical places: In respect of precipitation the entire region of Caucasia may be divided into two strikingly contrasted regions, a wet and a dry.
To the former belong the Black Sea littoral, where the rainfall averages 59 to 93 in.
In Lenkoran also the rainfall averages 40 to 50 in.
The mean values at the foot of the table-they are not, strictly speaking, exact averages-indicate the average yields per acre in the United Kingdom to be about 31 bushels of wheat, 33 bushels of barley, 40 bushels of oats, 28 bushels of beans, 26 bushels of peas, 44 tons of potatoes, 134 tons of turnips and swedes, 184 tons of mangels, 32 cwt.
Adopting this course in the case of the cereal crops of Great Britain the decennial averages recorded in Table X.
The rainfall averages 52.09 in.
The annual rainfall averages 58 in.
Its length from Cape Maisi to Cape San Antonio along a medial line is about 730 m.; its breadth, which averages about 50 m., ranges from a maximum of 160 m.
Passing now to the examination of the budget, it should be observed that the method of estimating the revenues - a matter of great difficulty owing to the previous want of method - is described by Laurent as follows: " For every nature of receipts the total effective collections for the five last known years were set out, the averages were taken of these and the increase or decrease of the yearly average of those same years was worked out and added to or deducted from the figure previously obtained.
Ordinarily during the summer months the thermometer averages from about 75° at sunrise to 107° at the hottest time of the day.
The Liber abaci, which fills 459 printed pages, contains the most perfect methods of calculating with whole numbers and with fractions, practice, extraction of the square and cube roots, proportion, chain rule, finding of proportional parts, averages, progressions, even compound interest, just as in the completest mercantile arithmetics of our days.
During the north-east monsoon, from the middle of October to the middle of April, dry weather prevails and the thermometer averages from 77° to 80° F.
The number of students averages nearly three thousand a year.
In the year, but it diminishes rapidly towards the centre of the plateau where it averages, at Johannesburg about 30 in., 2 while in the extreme west as the Kalahari is approached it sinks to about 12 in.
Ash averages 5.7 per cent., about half of which is soluble in water.
The rate per head of population within the United Kingdom has not increased much during recent years, and in the Australasian colonies it has apparently fallen greatly as compared with recorded averages of 12 lb per head in Victoria and 9 lb in New South Wales in 1884.
The salinity of the surface water of the southern section of the Caspian averages 1.5%.
In any case results deduced from the annual wave must be expected to vary in different years according to the distribution of the rainfall, as the values represent averages depending chiefly on the diffusion of heat by percolating water.
The following averages will serve to illustrate the climate of Poland: - Flora.
The pay of the village cure averages £80 a year and a house.
The Pegu Yomas have a general elevation of from Boo to 1200 ft., while the central range averages from 2000 to 3 000 ft.
The annual rainfall averages 54 in.
Most of the best river otter comes from Canada and the United States and averages 36 X18 in.
(3) Smelting ore, which averages about 6% of copper, and is treated metallurgically as described under Copper.
Its breadth averages 50 yds., and its depth is 1 5 ft.