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Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 35.4

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

This figure appears in chapter 35 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of days with extreme precipitation events (precipitation greater than 2 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages 25 long-term reporting stations. The dark horizontal line represents the long-term average. A typical station experiences 1 such event each year. Ohio has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of heavy rain events, with the past two decades experiencing the highest levels on record since the historic peak from 1910 to 1914. 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 38.4031° to 41.9775° latitude, and -80.5187° to -84.8202,° longitude.

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

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