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Annual maximum 5-day rainfall projection data for Hong Kong

Annual maximum 5-day rainfall projection data for Hong Kong

Projected change in annual maximum 5-day rainfall of Hong Kong relative to the average of 1995-2014 under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. Average annual maximum 5-day rainfall at the Hong Kong Observatory during 1995-2014 is 382mm. It should be noted that rainfall exhibits significant regional variation.

Very high
2041-2060 7.1% 8.6% 7.0% 9.0%
2081-2100 7.1% 14.2% 20.4% 27.3%

Data source: IPCC AR6

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Data source:

Gutiérrez, J.M., R.G. Jones, G.T. Narisma, L.M. Alves, M. Amjad, I.V. Gorodetskaya, M. Grose, N.A.B. Klutse, S. Krakovska, J. Li, D. Martínez-Castro, L.O. Mearns, S.H. Mernild, T. Ngo-Duc, B. van den Hurk, and J.-H. Yoon, 2021: Atlas. In Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S.L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L.Goldfarb, M.I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T.K.Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu, and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press. In Press.
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