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Observed and Projected Temperature Change for Puerto Rico
Figure 20.3North Carolina State University
Kenneth E. Kunkel, Laura Stevens, Liqiang Sun
This figure appears in chapter 20 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
Observed and projected temperature changes are shown as compared to the 1951–1980 average. Observed data are for 1950–2017, and the range of model simulations for the historical period is for 1950–2005. The range of projected temperature changes from global climate models is shown for 2006–2100 under a lower (RCP4.5) and a higher (RCP8.5) scenario (see the Scenario Products section of App. 3). Projections from two regional climate models are shown for 2036–2065, and they align with those from global models for the same period.8b59c4bd-ba59-4567-9f5d-9c2422b7e05b,66a435ae-179c-49f4-981b-248d647b9579 Sources: NOAA NCEI, CICS-NC, and USGS.
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The time range for this figure is January 01, 1950 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2100 (00:00 AM).
This figure was created on May 31, 2017.
This figure was submitted on December 06, 2018.
The spatial range for this figure is 17.95° to 18.50° latitude, and -67.85° to -65.28° longitude.
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ProvenanceThis figure was derived from scenario rcp_4_5
This figure was derived from scenario rcp_8_5
- dataset Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF): Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands Dynamical Downscaled Climate Change Projections (66a435ae)
- The sensitivity of WRF downscaled precipitation in Puerto Rico to cumulus parameterization and interior grid nudging (8b59c4bd)
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