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University of Washington

Global Precipitation

Caption: This graphic shows global precipitation change between 1931-1950 and 1961-1980. The African Sahel, center, is much drier, while east Africa and east Brazil are wetter.

Credit: D. Frierson, Univ. of Washington

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