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Table 4 Trends in annual maximum and minimum temperatures on the rift valley floor and in the escarpments/highlands

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

Landscape unit Meteorological Station Tmax Tmin
Trend (°C/decade) P Trend (°C/decade) P
Escarpments/highlands Assela 0.33 0.216 0.34 0.095
Kulumsa 0.00 1.000 −0.52 0.032*
Butajira 0.20 0.013* −1.25 0.004*
Unit   0.19 0.0307* −0.4 0.0523
Valley floor Ziway 0.44 0.000* 0.22 0.275
Langano 1.20 0.001* 1.00 0.011*
Adami Tulu 0.56 0.000* 0.03 0.866
Unit   0.63 0.0000* 0.2 0.0447*
Central Rift Valley   0.4 0.000* 0.00 0.96
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05