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Impacts of a Wet and Cool Summer on Agriculture
Impacts of a Wet and Cool Summer on Agriculture
The summer of 1980 was particularly wet and cool in Newfoundland, with unfavourable consequences for agriculture. Records show an overall low yield for root vegetables and hay. Refer also to the comparison of 1980 temperature and precipitation with long term normals.

From Guthrie, K. and M. Fleming, "The Wet Cool Summer of 1980 and Its Effects on Newfoundland Agriculture" in D. W. Phillips and G. A. McKay, eds., Canadian Climate in Review, (Environment Canada [A. E. S.], 1980). Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Canada, 1999. Modified by Duleepa Wijayawardhana, 1999.
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