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Projected Increases in Extreme Heat
Figure 25.10North Carolina State University
Kenneth E. Kunkel
This figure appears in chapter 25 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
Under the higher scenario (RCP8.5), extreme heat would increase across the Southwest, shown here as the increase in the average number of days per year where the temperature exceeds 90°F (32°C) by the period 2036–2065, compared to the period 1976–2005.29960c69-6168-4fb0-9af0-d50bdd91acd3 Heat waves increase the exposure of people to heat stroke and other illnesses that could cause death.f1e633d5-070a-4a7d-935b-a2281a0c9cb6 Source: adapted from Vose et al. 2017.29960c69-6168-4fb0-9af0-d50bdd91acd3
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- chapter climate-science-special-report chapter 6 : Temperature Changes in the United States (29960c69)
- The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment (f1e633d5)
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