Skip to main content

Table 1 Performance of the GCM–RCM models for DRB (2006–2015)

From: Spatiotemporal climate and vegetation greenness changes and their nexus for Dhidhessa River Basin, Ethiopia

  Observed EC-EARTH GFDL-EMS2M HadGEM2 MIROC5 MPI-ESM Ensemble mean
Mean annual rainfall (mm) 1691 1723.74 1370.06 1275.18 1465.38 1379.93 1442.86
Mean annual Tmax (°C) 25 24.20 25.47 26.39 26.07 25.81 25.59
Mean annual Tmin (°C) 13 13.23 14.25 14.85 14.97 14.24 14.31
Rainfall
 Bias (%) 1.93 − 18.98 − 24.59 − 13.34 − 18.40 − 14.68
 RMSE (mm/year) 169.93 328.72 440.74 248.74 343.82 262.29
 Corr. − 0.28 0.59 − 0.16 0.06 − 0.63 − 0.37
Maximum temperature
 Bias (%) − 1.47 3.70 7.47 6.14 5.08 4.18
 RMSE (mm/year) 0.53 1.01 1.87 1.63 1.3 1.07
 Corr. − 0.16 0.15 − 0.17 0.18 − 0.10 0.05
Minimum temperature
 Bias (%) 3.43 11.40 16.11 17.00 11.36 11.86
 RMSE (mm/year) 0.57 1.50 2.10 2.20 1.50 1.53
 Corr. 0.12 0.06 − 0.08 0.56 0.14 0.45