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Philippines

Explore historical and projected climate data, climate data by sector, impacts, key vulnerabilities and what adaptation measures are being taken. Explore the overview for a general context of how climate change is affecting Philippines.

Climate Data Projections

The climate science community sources a suite of global climate models to help decision makers understand the projections of future climate change and related impacts, among the most widely used are the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, Phase 5 (CMIP5) models included in the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). Key projected climate trends are summarized below:

Temperature

  • Under the RCP8.5 emissions pathway, average temperatures are projected to increase by 2.9°C by 2080-2099, approximately 1°C less than the global average.
  • Under the RCP2.6 emissions pathway, average temperatures are projected to increase by 7°C by 2080-2009, 0.2°C less than the global average.
  • Under all emissions scenarios, projected maximum and minimum temperature increases are greater than increases in the average temperature.

Precipitation

This section provides the options to visualize climate variables and indices derived from scientifically vetted CMIP5 projections for different timeframes, statistics, emission scenarios, and climate models.

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Use the menu above to visualize different climate projection layers and chart data. Click on the map to get location specific data.

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