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Table 2 Percentage of 29 CMIP5 GCMs that fall into relative temperature and precipitation change quadrants for Mid-Century (2040–2069) RCP8.5

From: Selection of a representative subset of global climate models that captures the profile of regional changes for integrated climate impacts assessment

Quadrant Annual changes over all land areas Maize-season changes over all maize-growing areas
Relatively Cool and Wet 20.3% 23.0%
Relatively Cool and Dry 18.0% 15.3%
Middle 19.1% 18.8%
Relatively Hot and Wet 21.8% 19.1%
Relatively Hot and Dry 20.8% 23.8%
  1. Quadrant weights averaged accounting for diminishing area of grid boxes with higher latitude