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Table 2 Basin area and precipitation amount for each Changjiang sub-basin

From: Seasonal variability of stable isotopes in the Changjiang (Yangtze) river water and its implications for natural climate and anthropogenic impacts

  YSa (A1)b KM (A2) CD (B) CQ (C, D) ZY (E) CS (H) WH (G, F) NC (I) NJ (J) SH (K)
Area for each sub-basin (× 104 km2)
  21.42 28.05 16.34 26.52 7.59 25.24 25.47 15.64 10.53 3.21
Precipitation (mm) for selective meteorological stations in each sub-basin
 Jan 4.0 13.5 9.1 19.3 23.4 75.6 40.4 67.0 36.8 66.2
 Feb 4.5 12.3 8.3 21.1 21.9 91.5 62.6 99.9 52.7 63.2
 Mar 8.6 16.5 25.0 42.6 38.4 142.4 97.2 172.1 75.0 89.7
 Apr 14.5 22.8 35.5 92.9 85.5 182.9 137.5 216.7 82.9 68.5
 May 54.6 89.8 104.9 152.2 147.0 200.1 169.0 256.0 92.4 82.6
 Jun 99.5 175.4 111.7 180.0 195.9 224.8 216.4 292.0 164.2 175.7
 Jul 102.0 204.6 224.6 160.0 149.9 151.7 191.6 128.6 197.2 134.6
 Aug 87.2 196.0 170.3 133.5 126.4 108.5 120.1 112.5 129.8 202.2
 Sep 74.7 117.2 119.3 123.4 93.3 82.1 83.3 70.9 81.4 79.5
 Oct 28.8 83.4 47.0 92.1 102.1 66.5 71.1 54.4 51.1 61.3
 Nov 2.9 35.9 15.3 48.1 48.1 76.2 53.2 65.4 49.9 51.0
 Dec 1.7 13.1 6.2 24.3 24.0 49.1 28.8 46.5 28.9 43.4
  1. YS Yushu, KM Kunming, CD Chengdu, CQ Chongqing, ZY Zunyi, CS Changsha, WH Wuhan, NC Nanchang, NJ Nanjing, SH Shanghai
  2. aData on the precipitation amount for each meteorological station in the Changjiang catchment are retrieved from the Chinese Meteorological Data Share Service System (http://cdc.cma.gov.cn/home.do)
  3. bThe 12 sub-basins of the Changjiang catchment are indicated by capital letters from A1 to K (see Fig. 5)