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Table 2 Rainfall trend analysis and summary of other statistics by station of lower eastern Kenya. The trends were not significant at 0.05 level

From: Effects of climate variability on maize yield in the arid and semi arid lands of lower eastern Kenya

District Season Slope a-value R 2 Sig Trend
Machakos MAMJ −0.070 1143 0.000 0.976 Negative
Machakos ODNJ −0.302 1143 0.000 0.943 Negative
Machakos Annual −1.4 1218 0.004 0.727 Negative
Makindu MAMJ −2.93 6028 0.085 0.11 Negative
Makindu ONDJ −1.70 3731 0.004 0.707 Negative
Makindu Annual −5.60 11,869 0.056 0.198 Negative
Mutomo MAMJ 2.9 7812 0.033 0.325 Positive
Mutomo ONDJ 3.16 7990 0.012 0.554 Positive
Mutomo Annual 7.3 19,002 0.04 0.260 Positive
Kibwezi MAMJ −1.30 3696 0.012 0.587 Negative
Kibwezi ONDJ −2.30 6662 0.014 0.523 Negative
Kibwezi Annual −1.70 5201 0.004 0.715 Negative
Mwingi MAMJ 0.731 −1744 0.005 0.700 Positive
Mwingi ONDJ 4.10 −10,693 0.047 0.24 Positive
Mwingi Annual 4.67 −8639 0.003 0.672 Positive
Kitui MAMJ −5.06 10,300 0.078 0.203 Negative
Kitui ONDJ −10.5 21,335 0.112 0.127 Negative
Kitui Annual −14.37 29,374 0.152 0.072 Negative