The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and 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.
At midwinter the 24-hour term is the largest, but near midsummer it is small compared to the 12-hour term.
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.
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.
In the winter of 1894 the California Midwinter International Exposition was held in Golden Gate Park.
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.
Both the midwinter isotherm of Montreal and the midsummer one of Washington, D.C., pass through the state.
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.
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.
Yet within a few months of this successful campaign Alfred was attacked at midwinter by the main Danish army under King Guthrum.
The best time of the year for felling timber is in midsummer or midwinter, when the sap of the tree is at rest; it is not desirable to cut timber in the spring or autumn.
Or above 75° F.; the difference between the midwinter and midsummer averages is seldom more than 25°.
The earls of Kent and Huntingdon, close kinsmen of Richard on his mothers side, the earl of Salisbury-a noted LOllardand the lords Despenser and Lumley took arms at midwinter (Jan.
One day in midwinter when sitting in the schoolroom attending to her nephew's lessons, she was informed that Rostov had called.
This was a better record than in Scott's autumn journey of 1911; but it was midwinter before Mackintosh found the ice strong enough to permit of his return to Cape Evans.
In midwinter in the upper valley the sun rises only a few degrees above the horizon for from four to six hours a day, though very often quite obscured.
Not till midwinter was the count at last handed a letter addressed in his son's handwriting.