Articles | Volume 379
Proc. IAHS, 379, 73–82, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-73-2018
Proc. IAHS, 379, 73–82, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-379-73-2018
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05 Jun 2018
Pre-conference publication | 05 Jun 2018

Spatiotemporal variability and assessment of drought in the Wei River basin of China

Siyang Cai et al.

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Drought is a natural and recurring feature of climate; occurring in virtually all climatic regimes. Wei River is of great importance in social and economic in China. The temporal and spatial variations of drought in the Wei River basin were investigated by calculating the drought indexes. Through analysis of the historical precipitation and temperature data, it was found that precipitation had a greater contribution to creating agricultural drought conditions than temperature.