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Table 4 The respondents’ perception of climate variability and change (n = 248)

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

Variables Increased or earlier (%) Decreased or late (%)
Temperature 73.4 25.4
Rainfall amount 1.2 97.2
Rainfall intensity 6.9 91.5
Rainfall frequency 1.2 95.2
Occurrence of flood 28.6 49.2
Occurrence of drought 85.5 11.3
Onset of rains 33.5 63.7
Cessation of rains 90.3 4.8
Length of rainy season 4 91.1