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Table 4 Temperature and precipitation conditions during the Last Glacial

From: The response of the hydrological cycle to temperature changes in recent and distant climatic history

Study site Hemisphere Zone Event Period T P Citation(s)
Global NH/SH 0 Heinrich 18–16.5 0 Dry Gates (1976)
Kwiecien et al. (2009)
Sun et al. (2019)
N. Hemisphere NH 0 D–O 80–12 Warm 0 Martrat et al. (2004)
Tropics NH/SH 0 Heinrich 70–14 0 Dry Leuschner and Sirocko (2000)
Eurasia NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold Dry Genty et al. (2003)
Benson et al. (1996)
Asmerom et al. (2010)
Asia NH M-L D–O 80–12 0 Wet Dung et al. (2020)
Cheng et al. (2016)
Kathayat et al. (2016)
Asia NH M-L D–O 50–40 0 Wet Wang et al. (2001)
N. America NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold Dry Genty et al. (2003)
Benson et al. (1996)
Asmerom et al. (2010)
S. America SH L-L D–O 50–40 0 Wet Peterson et al. (2000)
Antarctica SH H-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold Dry Thompson (1991)
Tropical S. America SH M-L Heinrich 15 and 22 0 Wet Wang et al. (2004)
SW. Asia NH M-L D–O 50–40 0 Wet Anderson and Prell (1993)
W. Europe NH M-L D–O 80–12 Warm Wet Genty et al. (2003)
N. Europe NH M-L Heinrich 43–26 Cold Dry Mangerud et al. (2003)
Grimm et al. (2006)
Mediterranean NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold 0 Rohling et al. (1998)
India NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold Dry Colin et al. (1998) Wang et al. (2001)
Central China NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Cold Dry Thompson (1991)
Iberian Peninsula NH M-L D–O 80–12 0 Wet Nebout et al. (2002)
Budsky et al. (2019)
Greenland NH H-L D–O 80–12 Warm 0 Johnsen et al. (1989) Lang et al. (1999)
Budsky et al. (2019)
Italy NH M-L D–O 80–12 0 Wet Alley and Clark (1999)
Israel NH M-L D–O 80–12 0 Wet Bar-Matthews et al. (2000)
NE. Brazil SH L-L Heinrich 40–15 0 Wet Smith and Rodbell (2010)
SW. US NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 0 Dry Wagner et al. (2010)
W. US NH M-L Heinrich 40–30 0 Wet Benson et al. (1996)
Gale (1914)
Oster et al. (2014)
W. US NH M-L Heinrich 28.5–26.5 0 Wet Benson et al. (1996)
Gale (1914)
Oster et al. (2014)
Florida, US NH M-L Heinrich 70–14 Warm Wet Grimm et al. (2006)
Great Basin (Nevada, US) NH M-L D–O 80–12 0 Wet Benson et al. (1998)
  1. NH Northern Hemisphere, SH Southern Hemisphere, H-L High-latitudes, M-L Mid-latitudes, L-L Low-latitudes. Period units are in ka BP and average age uncertainty for this period is ± 10 ka