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seasonal variation


changes in data based on time of year the variation of data according to specific times of the year such as the winter months or a tourist season

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  • Sri Lanka

    Whitaker's Almanack Country Profiles

    of the island. In areas over 600m above sea level, grasslands (patanas or talawas) are found. Elevation extremes range from 2,524m (Pidurutalagala) to 0m (Indian Ocean). The climate is tropical with little seasonal variation in conditions and humidity, which often reaches around 90 per cent. The island

  • Taiwan

    Whitaker's Almanack Country Profiles

    of southern China, with large seasonal variations in temperature, dry winters and wet summers. The typhoon season lasts from May to November, with particularly high humidity between July and September. Average temperatures in Taipei range from 12°C in January and February and 33°C in July.

  • British Virgin Islands

    Whitaker's Almanack Country Profiles

    with coral reefs offshore. The highest point of elevation is 521m (Mt Sage, on Tortola). The climate is sub-tropical, with little variation in temperature, which typically ranges between 25°C in January and 27°C in July. The hurricane season is from June to November.

  • Preparing Financial Statements: Profit and Loss Accounts (P&Ls)


    will gauge viability, liabilities, and projected future performance. Carefully analyze any P&Ls for differences during the reporting period. Anomalies might be due to seasonal or other variations, or may indicate deeper problems. Consult and question managers and key business stakeholders in the evaluation


Definitions of ’seasonal variation’ and meaning of ’seasonal variation’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’seasonal variation’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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