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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 29.4

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

This figure appears in chapter 29 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of events with greater than 2 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 17 long-term reporting stations. The number of extreme precipitation events for the contiguous United States (bottom panel) is also shown to provide a longer and larger context. The dark horizontal lines represent the long-term average. Long-term stations back to 1900 were not available for New Hampshire. The number of extreme precipitation events has been the highest during the last decade. 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 42.6971° to 45.3053° latitude, and -70.7086° to -72.5573° longitude.

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

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