Increases in the Number of Days with Very Heavy Precipitation

Increases in the Number of Days with Very Heavy Precipitation

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

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