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Three timescale i.e. monthly, seasonal and annual rainfall data of Bundelkhand region, Central India, was analyzed for 40 years (1981-2020).  The annual mean average rainfall for the region ranges between 657.7 mm and 1146.4 mm for the studied period with the month August receiving the highest amount of rainfall. The region receives about 90 % of its annual rainfall during South West Monsoon period i.e. from June to September. Temporal trend of rainfall for different timescale was analysed using nonparametric Mann-Kendall test and Sen’s slope estimator. Increasing and decreasing trend were found for the three timescale in which the study was carried out. Annual rainfall trend of Bundelkhand region is found to follow decreasing trend except for Sagar district. A decreasing South West Monsoon rainfall trend was also observed in 11 districts of Bundelkhand region.

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Central India Rainfall Nonparametric Mann-Kendall test Sen’s slope

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Fanai, L., Singh , K. N. ., Singh , R. ., Singh , R. M. ., & Khalkho, D. . . (2022). Statistical and temporal trends analysis of rainfall in Bundelkhand region, Central India. Environment Conservation Journal, 23(1&2), 131–142. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.021812-2119

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