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Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events
Figure 34.6Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel
The observed number of 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 11 long-term reporting stations. In an average year, 50% of stations will experience a day with 2 inches or more of precipitation. Since 1990, North Dakota has experienced an above average number of extreme rain events. 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 45.9350° to 49.0007° latitude, and -96.5548° to -104.0489° longitude.
ProvenanceThis figure was derived from dataset Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily using the activity nd-noaa-ncdc-ghcn-daily-process
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