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90 For grassed surfaces the comparison was more erratic, and provisional figures for turf with a plentiful water supply were given as follows: Values of ET/Eo for southern England November to February March. 75 These figures are all less than unity because of, the greater reflectivity of vegetation compared to open water and also because the transpiration of plants virtually ceases at night. 5 Thomthwaite's formulae for evapotranspiration Thornthwaite carried out many experiments in the USA using lysimeters and extensively studied the correlation between temperature and evapotranspiration.

That, however, is a statistical concept rather than a physical one and begs the question - is there some maximum possible value, limited by the nature of the earth's atmosphere and the laws of physics? This uppermost limit, assuming it exists, is known as probable maximum precipitation (PMP) and is defined [16] as the theoretically greatest depth of precipitation for a given duration that is physically possible over a given size of storm area for a particular location and time of year. This concept of an upper limit to possible precipitation was known previously (before 1950) as maximum possible precipitation but PMP is now preferred because, being an estimate, it has a degree of uncertainty.

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