Correlation between northers of Gulf of Mexico and frosts at Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico

DOMITILO PEREYRA DÍAZ, BEATRIZ ELENA PALMA GRAYEB, I. ZITACUARO C.

Abstract

This paper discusses the correlation between northers, which lash the coasts of the Gulf of Mexico, and frosts which occur in Las Vigas, Veracruz, based on the climatological records of this place from 1959-1987. The frosts are classified according to their origin and type. The first being radiative and the second ones white frosts, which are more frequent in this region. From the correlation analysis between the northers and the white frost, it was found a correlation coefficient r = 0.480, which is significative at 1%.

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