Extreme Rain and Drought Trends in California.

By Paul Homewood

 

 

 Further to yesterday’s post on extremely hot days in California, NOAA also produce this graph for extreme rainfall for California:

 

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https://statesummaries.ncics.org/chapter/ca/

 

Clearly, rainfall is not becoming more extreme there, despite claims to the contrary.

There is also this very interesting graph on drought trends since 1000 AD:

 

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Current drought trends are little different to most of the 20thC. Looking further back in time, California has suffered much more severe droughts for most of the last millennium.

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October 9, 2020 at 03:24AM

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