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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 42.5

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

This figure appears in chapter 42 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extreme precipitation events (annual number of events with greater than 3 inches) for 1950–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 19 long-term reporting stations. Tennessee has experienced an above average number of extreme precipitation events since 1990, except for the period from 2005 to 2009. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average (1900–2014) of 0.67 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 34.9832° to 36.6783° latitude, and -81.6469° to -90.3105° longitude.

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

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