Figure : seasonal-precip-projections--rcp8-5-

Projected Change (%) in Seasonal Precipitation

Figure 7.5

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Centers for Environmental Information NCEI
David R. Easterling

This figure appears in chapter 7 of the Climate Science Special Report: The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Volume I report.

Projected change (%) in total seasonal precipitation from CMIP5 simulations for 2070–2099. The values are weighted multimodel means and expressed as the percent change relative to the 1976–2005 average. These are results for the higher scenario (RCP8.5). Stippling indicates that changes are assessed to be large compared to natural variations. Hatching indicates that changes are assessed to be small compared to natural variations. Blank regions (if any) are where projections are assessed to be inconclusive. Data source: World Climate Research Program’s (WCRP’s) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project. (Figure source: NOAA NCEI).

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