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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 24.5

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

This figure appears in chapter 24 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of events with greater than 3 inches) for 1900–;2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 20 long-term reporting stations. Generally, the annual number of extreme precipitation events has been near to above the long-term average since the 1990s. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average of 1.5 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 30.1739° to 34.9962° latitude, and -88.0976° to -91.6499° longitude.

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

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