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

Observed Number of Extreme Precipitation Events

Figure 49.6

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

This figure appears in chapter 49 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of days with extreme precipitation events (annual number of days with precipitation above 2 inches) for 1900-2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from 28 long-term reporting stations. A typical station experiences 1 day annually with 2 inches or more of precipitation. Since 1990, Wisconsin has experienced an increasing 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 42.4919° to 47.0808° latitude, and -86.8052° to -92.8893° longitude.

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

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