Increases in Amounts of Very Heavy Precipitation (1958 to 2007)

Increases in Amounts of Very Heavy Precipitation (1958 to 2007)

The map shows percent increases in the amount falling in very heavy precipitation events (defined as the heaviest 1 percent of all daily events) from 1958 to 2007 for each region. There are clear trends toward more very heavy precipitation for the nation as a whole, and particularly in the Northeast and Midwest.  Image Source: Updated from Groisman et al.1

References

Summary

High-resolution High-resolution JPEG
Tags: