NOTE ON SOARING CLIMATOLOGY
Keywords:Meteorology, Climatology, Atmospheric physics
AbstractThis note suggests that water evaporation data can piovide a simple but reliable climatological index to be used in order to determine the best time and space locations for soaring contests and record flights. ln the search of the best epoch and location for the 1993 Brazilian soaring championship, a study of some available meteorological data for the 1961-1990 period was carried out by the aulhor plotiing of monthly mean values of rainfall, cloud cover, temperatures provicled some first clues.
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