More heavy pre­cip­i­ta­tion

Los Angeles Times - - NEWS - Source: U.S. Global Change Re­search Pro­gram Cli­mate Change Spe­cial Re­port

The in­ten­sity and fre­quency of rain and snow events have been in­creas­ing in most parts of the U.S. This map shows change in one mea­sure­ment for ex­treme pre­cip­i­ta­tion: the max­i­mum daily pre­cip­i­ta­tion in con­sec­u­tive five-year pe­ri­ods be­tween 1901 and 2016. The cir­cled num­bers are the per­cent­age change for dif­fer­ent re­gions.

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