Monsoon season accounts for more than half of the annual precipitation for most of Earth’s deserts. While often deadly, monsoon rain is essential for crops and agriculture to support life in these arid climates. The Monsoons infographic by Weather Underground describes the weather features that drive monsoons and how they are affected by a warming planet.

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