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Table 3 Trends in annual rainfall and number of rainy days for the rift valley floor and escarpments/highlands

From: Effects of long-term deforestation and remnant forests on rainfall and temperature in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Stations Change in annual rainfall (mm/decade) P Change in number of rainy days (days/decade) P
Rift valley floor (5 stations) 37.9 0.0014* 4.1 0.0029*
Escarpments/highlands (11 stations) −29.8 0.000* −1.6 0.031*
Central Rift Valley (valley floor + escarpments/highlands) (16 stations) −12.5 0.035* −0.19 0.72
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05(95% confidence interval)