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Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 19.4

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

This figure appears in chapter 19 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of daily events with greater than 2 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from five long-term reporting stations. Maine has experienced an above average number of days with more than 2 inches of rain over the last decade. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average (1900–2014) of 1.4 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 43.0648° to 47.4598° latitude, and -66.9406° to -71.0843° longitude.

This figure was derived from dataset Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily using the activity me_observed-noaa-ncdc-ghcn-daily-process

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