Tag Archives: Rainfall

Spatial rainfall distribution

Rainfall anomalies also have monthly spatial distributions analogous to those for temperature. North Atlantic storms in January 2014 brought flooding to Western England. That month’s distribution shows  that abnormally high rainfall also affected the western coastlines of France, Spain and … Continue reading

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Global Rainfall

Has rainfall increased or decreased with rising temperatures? NCDC Daily contains the raw precipitation measurements from about 100,000 weather stations back to 1780. I put my computer  (iMAC-i7) to calculate this , but it took a week of CPU time!  Here … Continue reading

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“Unprecedented” Rainfall ?

A recent Met Office press release , which was taken up by the BBC and most national newspapers, claimed the following: “New innovative research has found that for England and Wales there is a 1 in 3 chance of a new monthly … Continue reading

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