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Fig. 2 | Climatic Change

Fig. 2

From: Unique challenges and opportunities for northeastern US crop production in a changing climate

Fig. 2

Last frost date (black line) and rainfall in the 21 days prior to last frost (green bars) for the historical and projected period of 1980–2100 (RCP 8.5 emissions scenario) for Lancaster, Pennsylvania (a) and Burlington, Vermont (b) of Northeastern US Trend is for increased frequency of years with excessive rain (e.g., > 7.0 cm) prior to last frost mid- to late-century which could delay planting date despite trend for earlier last frost

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