median

For a continuous frequency distribution, the value of the variate which divides the total frequency into two equal halves. For n discrete data, the middle value of the ranked data if n is odd, or the mean of the two central values if n is even. (DST)

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 20, 2014 .