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Texas Summer 2011: Record Heat and Drought

Figure 10.3

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel

This figure appears in chapter 10 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.

Graph shows average summer temperature and total rainfall in Texas from 1895 through 2012. The red dots illustrate the range of temperatures and rainfall observed over time. The record temperatures and drought during the summer of 2011 (large red dot) represent conditions far outside those that have occurred since the instrumental record began.11d768c2-a4c6-479e-ae58-29cbeff601ce An analysis has shown that the probability of such an event has more than doubled as a result of human-induced climate change. 2c8387dc-24b4-4293-b51c-46871cac064f (Figure source: NOAA NCDC / CICS-NC).

When citing this figure, please reference NOAA NCDC / CICS-NC.

This figure was created on July 03, 2013.

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