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Table 3 Percent seasonal and annual departure of rainfall in Himachal Pradesh during 2004–2012 based on IMD annual climate summaries (IMD 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012)

From: Climate change effects in the Western Himalayan ecosystems of India: evidence and strategies

Year Relative change in total annual rainfall (% departure)
Winter Pre-monsoon Monsoon Post-monsoon Total annual
2004      
2005 2 −44 −8 −99 −21.0
2006 −48 −41 −24 −45 −32.0
2007 −38 −11 −36 −77 −34.8
2008 −20 −59 −5 −51 −20.8
2009 −51 −46 −34 −36 −39.0
2010 −46 −36 13 −18 −8.0
2011 −32 −32 −11 −83 −23.0
2012 −9 −51 −16 −62 −25.0