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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients for the relations between the ring width indices and total rainfall during distinct periods in a year with significant levels indicated (ns, non-significant; *, 0.01 < p < 0.05; **, 0.001 < p < 0.01; ***, p < 0.001)

From: Climate forcing of tree growth in dry Afromontane forest fragments of Northern Ethiopia: evidence from multi-species responses

Site Species Correlations during distinct periods in a year
Annual Beginning of wet season Middle of wet season End of wet season Entire wet season (JJAS)
Hugumburda J. procera 0.59*** 0.07 ns 0.55*** 0.14 ns 0.56***
O. europaea 0.34* –0.19 ns 0.44** 0.32 ns 0.43**
P. falcatus 0.52*** –0.04 ns 0.51** 0.02 ns 0.46**
Desa’a J. procera 0.22 ns 0.17 ns 0.31 ns 0.15 ns 0.36*
O. europaea 0.35* 0.04 ns 0.29 ns 0.02 ns 0.29 ns