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Research Article

Analysis of Changes in Precipitation and Drought in Aksu River Basin, Northwest China

Table 4

Aridity Index, annual precipitation, and reference evapotranspiration estimated using FAO-56 Penman–Monteith equation.

Station namePrecipitation (mm/year)PET (mm/year)Aridity indexClimate

Aksu73.947972.220.076Arid
Aheqi215.045985.510.218Semiarid
Alar48.9101023.910.048Extreme arid
Baicheng119.041832.520.143Arid
Keping96.3431102.730.087Arid
Kuche69.8121164.730.060Arid
Turgat246.653621.340.397Semiarid
Wuqia180.1061082.910.166Arid
Kashi67.3801125.910.060Arid