Significant Increase 4.16% 4.28% 4.18% 4.09%
Significant Decrease 2.25% 2.24% 2.33% 2.30%
No Significant Trend 85.73% 85.80% 85.55% 86.37%
No Calculation 7.86% 7.68% 7.94% 7.24%
Southern Ontario, including the Hamilton and London stations has more decreasing trends than increasing ones:
The tables above suggest that evaluating single stations may not provide a complete picture of overall changes in a region. For example, the paper highlights the non-stationarity in Moncton annual maximum rainfall. Other long term stations in New Brunswick, such as Fredericton have some trends that are opposite to those observed in Moncton (i.e., the Fredericton station has more decreasing trends than increasing ones and a statistically significant decrease), and others do not exhibit as strong increasing trends (e.g., the Charlo Auto station does not have the same number of statistically significant increases as Moncton and its 1-hour rainfall has not increased). Therefore Moncton is not representative of other long-term New Brunswick station trends.