The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and midsummer.
At midwinter the 24-hour term is the largest, but near midsummer it is small compared to the 12-hour term.
" Winter " means generally the four midwinter, and " summer " the four midsummer, months; but at Karasjok three, and at Kremsmunster six, months are included in each season.
Zolss (41, 42) Has Published Dirunal Variation Data For Kremsmunster For More Than One Year, And Independently For Midsummer (May To August) And Midwinter (December To February).
The Corresponding Figures At Midwinter Were 0.65 And 1.19 For A, 0.61 And 1.43 For A_.
The temperature is equable, the average of the two midsummer months being about 47° Fahr., and that of the two midwinter months 37° Fahr.
The corn spirit is also said to be hiding in the barn till the corn is threshed, or it may be said to reappear at midwinter, when the farmer begins to think of his new year of labour and harvest.
Both the midwinter isotherm of Montreal and the midsummer one of Washington, D.C., pass through the state.
In the midwinter month, it is the eastern half of the country that has strong temperature contrasts; the temperature gradients are twice as strong between New Orleans and Minneapolis as on the Pacific coast, and the contrast between Jacksonville, Fla., and Eastport, Me., is about the same as between San Diego, Cal., and the Aleutian Islands.
It is sometimes planted about midwinter, and then ripens in summer, but for use during the spring and early summer it is best planted in spring.
Starting at the extreme north, we have a simple period with a well-marked maximum at midwinter, and no auroras during several months at midsummer.
If sunlight and twilight were the sole cause of the apparent annual variation, the frequency would have a simple period, with a maximum at midwinter and a minimum at midsummer.
In Europe the frequency near the equinoxes rises above that at midwinter, and we have a distinct double period, with a principal minimum at midsummer and a secondary minimum at midwinter.
Even at Cape Thorsden, the sun at midwinter is only I I° below the horizon at noon, and its effect on the visibility is thus not wholly negligible.
In midwinter a feast of six days is held in commemoration of the six periods of creation.
In the winter of 1894 the California Midwinter International Exposition was held in Golden Gate Park.
Yet I rarely failed to find, even in midwinter, some warm and springly swamp where the grass and the skunk-cabbage still put forth with perennial verdure, and some hardier bird occasionally awaited the return of spring.
In midwinter the middle had been the warmest and the ice thinnest there.
Not till midwinter was the count at last handed a letter addressed in his son's handwriting.
One day in midwinter when sitting in the schoolroom attending to her nephew's lessons, she was informed that Rostov had called.