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Global Climate Projections



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Precipitation change will vary from region to region. Under RCP8.5, mid-latitude wet regions are likely to see increases in precipitation, while many mid-latitude and subtropical dry regions are likely to experience decreases in precipitation.

Percentage change in annual precipitation

Percentage change in annual precipitation from the period 1986-2005 to 2081-2100 projected by an ensemble of models, RCP2.6 on the left and RCP8.5 on the right. (Source: IPCC AR5)