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Table 2 Monthly water balance for the Quillcay and the Chicón catchment based on the historic simulated data and extended for the RCP scenario 2.6 and 8.5 for the end of the 21st centtury. Dry season approximately May to September, wet season approximately October to April

From: Towards integrated assessments of water risks in deglaciating mountain areas: water scarcity and GLOF risk in the Peruvian Andes

  Quillcay    Chicón   
  Observation period RCP2.6 RCP8.5 Observation period RCP2.6 RCP8.5
  m3/s m3/s m3/s m3/s m3/s m3/s
January 8.8 7.8 7.2 1.08 1.01 0.97
February 10.6 9.6 9.0 1.15 1.08 1.04
March 12.0 11.1 10.5 0.96 0.89 0.85
April 7.9 6.8 6.2 0.46 0.39 0.35
May 3.3 2.1 1.8 0.24 0.28 0.24
June 3.5 2.8 2.4 0.24 0.21 0.18
July 3.3 2.6 2.2 0.22 0.18 0.16
August 3.2 2.5 2.4 0.21 0.18 0.16
September 4.3 3.7 3.2 0.23 0.19 0.17
October 7.3 7.8 7.1 0.37 0.30 0.26
November 9.0 8.0 7.3 0.46 0.39 0.35
December 9.1 8.1 7.5 0.63 0.56 0.52
Total 82.5 72.9 66.6 6.24 5.66 5.25
Average 6.9 6.1 5.8 0.52 0.47 0.44