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CLIMATE RISK COUNTRY PROFILE - LAO PDR

14 June 2021

Summary

The opinions, findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this work are those of the authors’ and do not necessarily reflect the views or the official policy or position of the WBG, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments it represents or of ADB, its Board of Governors, or the governments they represent. [...] The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this work, or the use of the term “country” do not imply any judgment on the part of the WBG or ADB, their respective Boards, or the governments they represent, concerning the legal status of any territory or geographic area or the endorsement or acceptance of such boundaries. [...] The central mountainous areas in the Annamite Chain vary in altitude between 500 to 1,000 m and are characterized by a tropical monsoonal climate with high temperatures and average rainfall totals.14 More than 50% of the population lives in the tropical lowland plain and floodplains along the Mekong River and its main tributaries.4 Temperature and precipitation rates have been shown to be sensitiv. [...] Projected anomaly (changes °C) for maximum, minimum, and average daily temperatures in Lao PDR for 2040–2059 and 2080–2099, from the reference period of 1986–2005 for all RCPs The table is showing the median of the CCKP model ensemble and the 10–90th percentiles in brackets 22 Average Daily Maximum Average Daily Minimum Temperature Average Daily Temperature Temperature Scenario 2040–2059 2080–2099. [...] Projected change (°C) in monthly annual mean temperature in Lao PDR under temperature, shown by month, for Lao PDR RCP2 6 (blue) and RCP8 5 (red) estimated for the period 2080–2099 under RCP8 5 by the model ensemble Shading represents The value shown represents the median of the standard deviation of the model the model ensemble with the shaded areas ensemble25 showing the 10th–90th percentiles25.

Authors

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lao pdr, lao people's democratic republic, climate risks, climate change, climat

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30
ADBI
Asian Development Bank Institute