Boxplots: The magenta colored box itself contains the 1st quartile, Q1 (lower boundary), the median (the black line), the 3rd quartile, Q3 (the upper boundary) and the mean (the x symbol). The end of the whiskers (represented by the dotted line with a hat) has a standard span of 1.5*(Inter-Quartile Range) ie., 1.5 * (Q3 - Q1) - this would normally span the entire data ... however, if we have outliers that extend beyond this range, they are marked as individual lines.
Average Temperature, deg C
July Temperature, deg C
January Temperature, deg C
May-September Temperature, deg C
Potential Evapotranspiration (PET) (mm/month)
(NOTE: PET has been calculated using a different model for CURRENT, GISS and GFDL compared to HADLEY, UKMO and CCC - hence the difference. We intend to use a more current version of PET in our next version. Please note that we are not calculating the PET - we merely use models that already have).
Ratio of (July-August) Precipitation to PET: