Figure : change-in-heavy-precipitation

Historical Change in Heavy Precipitation

Figure 19.3

North Carolina State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Kenneth E. Kunkel

This figure appears in chapter 19 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.

The figure shows variability and change in (left) the annual number of days with precipitation greater than 3 inches (1900–2016) averaged over the Southeast by decade and (right) individual station trends (1950–2016). The number of days with heavy precipitation has increased at most stations, particularly since the 1980s. Sources: NOAA NCEI and CICS-NC.

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