Table 4: Drought characteristics in different univariate return periods under baseline and A1B scenarios.

Return periodsDrought severity (108 m3)Drought duration (month)
BaselineA1B PRECISA1B CSIROA1B MPIBaselineA1B PRECISA1B CSIROA1B MPI

50 years44.248.098.273.918.420.535.826.1
20 years33.837.673.558.313.915.727.420.1
10 years25.929.555.246.110.712.021.115.7
5 years18.121.237.433.47.38.417.411.2