T-year event

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T-year event

The T-year event is the magnitude of a phenomenon that recurs on average every T years.

For rare events, the T-year event has the probability 1/T of being exceeded in any year. For commonly occurring events, the probability of the T-year event being exceeded at least once in T years is
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