Figure : mi-observed-number-of-extreme-precipitation-events

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 22.3

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

This figure appears in chapter 22 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of days with extreme precipitation events (annual number of days with precipitation greater than 2 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 17 long-term reporting stations. The dark horizontal line represents the long-term average. A typical station experiences between 1 and 2 such events every two years. In recent years, Michigan has experienced an increasing number of extreme rain events, with a record number of such events over the past 10 years. 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 41.6960° to 48.1910° latitude, and -82.4184° to -90.4185° longitude.

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

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