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Research Article

Structural Breaks in Mean Temperature over Agroclimatic Zones in India

Table 2

Structural break point alongwith their significance level by Chow test.

MonthZoneBreakChow statisticRate of change in temperature from 1901 to break point Rate of change in temperature after break point

Annual average temperatureAll India197214.547***0.004***0.014***
Annual average temperatureHumid197219.565***0.005***0.013***
Annual average temperatureSemiarid temperate19741.2230.005**0.018**
Annual average temperatureSemiarid temperate197040.316***0.004**0.016***
Annual average temperatureArid19711.2310.005**0.018**
JulyAll India19704.269***−0.007***0.023***
AugustAll India19703.192***−0.003**0.02***
SeptemberAll India19700.063−0.003*0.024***
OctoberAll India19675.420**−0.0030.016**
NovemberAll India197141.126***0.007**0.030***
DecemberAll India197137.215***0.012***0.017**
SeptemberHumid19692.845*0.0010.019***
DecemberHumid197020.310***0.014***0.022**
SeptemberSemiarid temperate19705.204**−0.0050.021**
NovemberSemiarid temperate196918.198***0.010**0.027*
DecemberSemiarid temperate197316.050***0.013***0.021
SeptemberSemiarid tropic196721.538***−0.005**0.024***
NovemberSemiarid tropic197035.158***0.009**0.032**
DecemberSemiarid tropic197028.886***0.013***0.021**
JulyArid19726.593**−0.0080.039**
NovemberArid197010.599***0.0050.033**

***Significant at 1% level of significance.
**Significant at 5% level of significance.
*Significant at 10% level of significance.