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Supplementary Materials

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  • fig. S1. Heat wave thresholds across India.
  • fig. S2. Summer mean temperatures have increased substantially from 1960 to 2009.
  • fig. S3. Mean heat wave characteristic value for two 25-year periods (1960–1984 and 1985–2009).
  • fig. S4. Trend in the accumulated intensity, count, duration, and days of Indian heat waves’ distribution functions from 1960 to 2009 based on the MK trend test.
  • fig. S5. Population and income spatial distribution in India and the number of heat wave days that occurred in 1973, 1983, 1984, and 1995.
  • fig. S6. Results of a conditional probability density analysis of mortality given certain thresholds for summer maximum temperatures.
  • fig. S7. CDDs have increased substantially from 1960 to 2009.
  • table S1. Maximum likelihood and P values for mean summer mean temperature (MST mean)/mortality and heat wave days (HW days)/mortality for different copula families.
  • table S2. Values of mortality, heat wave days, and summer mean temperatures.

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