precip

Annual Precipitation in US Cities

The average amount of precipitation (rainfall) in inches for each of 70 United States (and Puerto Rico) cities.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
precip
Note

The dataset version up to Nov.16, 2016 had a typo in "Cincinnati"'s name. The examples show how to recreate that version.

Format

A named vector of length 70.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.

Aliases
  • precip
Examples
library(datasets) # NOT RUN { require(graphics) dotchart(precip[order(precip)], main = "precip data") title(sub = "Average annual precipitation (in.)") ## Old ("wrong") version of dataset (just name change): precip.O <- local({ p <- precip; names(p)[names(p) == "Cincinnati"] <- "Cincinati" ; p }) stopifnot(all(precip == precip.O), match("Cincinnati", names(precip)) == 46, identical(names(precip)[-46], names(precip.O)[-46])) # }
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