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Figure 1: Non-monotonic precipitation projections.


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E.H. is supported by a NERC Advanced Research Fellowship and M.J. acknowledges support from Victoria University of Wellington. We acknowledge the World Climate Research Programme's Working Group on Coupled Modelling, which is responsible for CMIP, and we thank the climate modelling groups for producing and making available their model output. For CMIP, the US Department of Energy's Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison provides coordinating support and led development of software infrastructure in partnership with the Global Organization for Earth System Science Portals.

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Hawkins, E., Joshi, M. & Frame, D. Wetter then drier in some tropical areas. Nature Clim Change 4, 646–647 (2014).

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