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deprecated concept > duration of sunshine

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duration of sunshine  


  • Sunshine duration or sunshine hours is a climatological indicator, measuring duration of sunshine in given period (usually, a day or a year) for a given location on Earth, typically expressed as an average of several years. [Wikipedia] the period during which direct solar a title=\\"Irradiance\\" href=\\"\\"irradiance/a exceeds a threshold value of 120 W/m².

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