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M. Raza


This article explores seasonal as well as annual trends of precipitation in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Pakistan over the period between 1980 and 2012. For the analysis of precipitation trends, non-parametric Mann-Kendall and Sen’s tests were applied. The assessment of precipitation data showed an annual increasing trend of precipitation in GB although this trend is not statistically significant. Seasonal analysis revealed least amount of precipitation occurs in the autumn season which is becoming drier. Trend analysis showed an increasing trend of precipitation in the other three seasons (winter, Spring and summer). The study revealed that the precipitation at Gupis is increasing significantly in winter, spring and summer seasons.

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RAZA, M.. ANALYSIS OF PRECIPITATION TRENDS IN GILGIT-BALTISTAN (GB), PAKISTAN. Journal of Mountain Area Research, [S.l.], v. 4, p. 16-23, dec. 2019. ISSN 2518-850X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 16 june 2024. doi:
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