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  1. seasonality(Noun)

    Variation with the seasons

    Tourism has a high degree of seasonality.


  1. Seasonality

    In statistics, many time series exhibit cyclic variation known as seasonality, seasonal variation, periodic variation, or periodic fluctuations. This variation can be either regular or semi-regular. Seasonal variation is a component of a time series which is defined as the repetitive and predictable movement around the trend line in one year or less. It is detected by measuring the quantity of interest for small time intervals, such as days, weeks, months or quarters. Organizations facing seasonal variations, like the motor vehicle industry, are often interested in knowing their performance relative to the normal seasonal variation. The same applies to the ministry of employment which expects unemployment to increase in June because recent graduates are just arriving into the job market and schools have also been given a vacation for the summer. That unemployment increased as predicted is a moot point; the relevant factor is whether the increase is more or less than expected. Organizations affected by seasonal variation need to identify and measure this seasonality to help with planning for temporary increases or decreases in labor requirements, inventory, training, periodic maintenance, and so forth. Apart from these considerations, the organizations need to know if the variations they have experienced has been more or less would be expected given the usual seasonal variations.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seasonality in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seasonality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Martin Craighead:

    In the second half of 2016, excluding the seasonality in Canada, we do not expect activity in North America to meaningfully increase.

  2. Terry Sandven:

    The stocks are struggling to maintain their swagger and said there is also the seasonality overhang as we go into summer when complacency sets in.

  3. Scott Shelton:

    While there is some seasonality to crude beginning to build at this time of the year, a four-plus-million-barrel build is bearish and larger than normal.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    Exceptionally strong refinery margins and a soft maintenance schedule may skew the normal seasonality of refinery runs and push more (price) weakness into early summer.

  5. Chris Jarvis:

    Overall, the strength in products, which is now over 20 million barrels per day, and the seasonality heading into peak driving season should give a bullish bias to today’s data points.

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