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Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 1.3

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

This figure appears in chapter 1 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of days with precipitation greater than 3 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 11 long-term reporting stations. Alabama has experienced an above average number of extreme precipitation events over the last two decades, but there is not an overall robust trend. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average of 1.1 days per year. Source: CICS-NC and NOAA NCEI.

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The time range for this figure is January 01, 1900 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2014 (00:00 AM).

This figure was created on April 13, 2015.

The spatial range for this figure is 30.1941° to 35.0079° latitude, and -84.8884° to -88.4731° longitude.

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