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Observed Change in Very Heavy Precipitation

Figure 1.4


This figure appears in chapter 1 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.

Percent changes in the amount of precipitation falling in very heavy events (the heaviest 1%) from 1958 to 2012 for each region. There is a clear national trend toward a greater amount of precipitation being concentrated in very heavy events, particularly in the Northeast and Midwest. (Figure source: Figure source: updated from Karl et al. 2009e251f590-177e-4ba6-8ed1-6f68b5e54c8a ).

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Other figures containing images in this figure : 2.18: Observed Change in Very Heavy Precipitation

The time range for this figure is January 01, 1958 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2012 (23:59 PM).

The spatial range for this figure is 18.912° to 71.441° latitude, and -179.151° to -73.125° longitude.

This figure was derived from Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States .

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