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Annual Maximums of Daily Rainfall in Sydney

Keywords: single sample, goodness of fit


Daily rainfall (in millimetres) was recorded over a 47-year period in Turramurra, Sydney, Australia. For each year, the wettest day was identified (that having the greatest rainfall). The data show the rainfall recorded for the 47 annual maxima.


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Rayner J.C.W. and Best D.J. (1989) Smooth tests of goodness of fit. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hand D.J., Daly F., Lunn A.D., McConway K.J., Ostrowski E. (1994). A Handbook of Small Data Sets. London: Chapman & Hall. Data set 157.
Thanks to Jim Irish of the University of Technology, Sydney, for assistance in identifying the correct units for this data.



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