Rainfall Trends in the District of Ramallah and Al-Bireh, Palestine

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Linear regression and moving averages were used to analyze the patterns of rainfall in eight station in the district of Ramallah and Al-Bireh for the period from 1950’s to present. Data analysis showed that a ten years period variability of rainfall but with consistency. It also showed that rainfall in the studied area is not decreasing as mentioned in several previous studies. This area is mountainous and enjoys the Mediterranean climates.

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H. Al-Rimmawi, M. Ghanem and I. Shalash, "Rainfall Trends in the District of Ramallah and Al-Bireh, Palestine," Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2010, pp. 345-352. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2010.24040.

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