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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 36.5

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

This figure appears in chapter 36 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of events with precipitation above 2 inches) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 16 long-term reporting stations. Oklahoma has experienced an above average number of extreme precipitation events since 1985, with the exception of the most recent period (2010–2014). The dark horizontal line on each graph is the long-term average of 2.5 events 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 33.6160° to 37.0023° latitude, and -94.4314° to -103.0026° longitude.

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

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