precipitation excess

precipitation excess

[prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən ′ek‚ses]
(hydrology)
The volume of water from precipitation that is available for direct runoff.
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the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and high latitudes] would receive yet more precipitation excess (Manabe and Wetherald 1980; Held and Soden 2006; Seager and Naik 2012; Bengtsson et al.
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