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Table 3 Mann-Kendall results for rainfall indices (1980 to 2012) in Boulgou Province

From: Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the sub-humid zone of Burkina Faso, West Africa: Perceptions of agro-pastoralists

Elements Descriptive names Mean Standard deviation Mann-Kendall tau p value Sen’s slope
PRCPT Annual total rainfall 818.9 144.0 0.140 0.261* 3.19
R5days Maximum 5 days precipitation 113.8 25.6 0.167 0.179* 0.705
R95P Extremely wet days 168.2 99.3 0.208 0.092* 3.741
  1. *Trend not statistically significant at p = 0.05