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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 41.6

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

This figure appears in chapter 41 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of days with precipitation greater than 1 inch) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 32 long-term reporting sites. Since 1990, South Dakota has experienced an above average number of such events. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average (1900–2014) of 4.3 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 42.4796° to 45.9455° latitude, and -96.4364° to -104.0577° longitude.

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