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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 617-625, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-617-2015
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Research article
18 Mar 2015
Spatial distribution of the daily precipitation concentration index in Algeria
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In the Mediterranean climate as well as in some tropical climates, such as in Algeria, a few rainy days account for a high percentage of the annual total precipitation. The contribution of very rainy days can be evaluated by means of the concentration index (CI) (Martin-Vide, 2004). The values of CI for 42 meteorological stations in Algeria, over the period 1970--2008, have been calculated; the highest values occurred in Biskra and in the southwest.
In the Mediterranean climate as well as in some tropical climates, such as in Algeria, a few...
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