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Suda (1993) compared the occurrence characteristics of heavy rains during the warm half year (May to October) between the warm and cool periods over 10 years. He found that the maximum 1O-minute, I-hour, and daily rainfall events with 1O-year return period occur more frequently in the warm years than in the cool years, and that intensities of precipitation with the same return period are greater in the warm years than in the cool years. Iwashima and Yamamoto (1993) and Yamamoto (1996) investigated long-term trends in the annual maxima of daily and hourly precipitation by a non-parametric method.
2 Changes in meteorological phenomena indigenous to Japan (1) Monsoon and the Bai-u It is recognized that phenomena such as rainfall associated with the Bai-u and snowfall in the coastal region of the Sea of Japan associated with cold surges during winter are not only regionally limited to Japan, but are part of the continental-scale Asian monsoon . It is considered, therefore, that changes in the Asian monsoon are closely related to changes in Japan's climate. ). The most essential factor driving monsoon circulation is a land-sea temperature contrast on a continental scale.
Yoshino (1987) points out that droughts tend to occur during summer in Kyushu and Shikoku because of the increase in evaporation and the decrease in precipitation based on a prediction using a climatic model in which the concentration of CO 2 is doubled. Yamakawa (1992) shows that both heavy rain and drought occur in association with global warming, and explains that warming and dryness are consistent on a global scale. However, Yasuda (1982) speculated that it was warm and humid during the Hypsithermal period (5,000-6,000 years ago) in the western part of Japan.