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Over Asia, a robust pattern of "Drying-Wetting-Drying" trend over three most populated regions (India, South China, North China, respectively) have been observed in the past few decades. Yet, the cause of the 30-year trend is rather unclear, with conflicting arguments on the importance of natural variability, the greenhouse gas, land cover, and aerosols. Most of the previous studies, however, fail to provide a holistic explanation for all three major regions simultaneously. We show that the aerosol-cloud interaction induced oceanic cooling, provide a critical piece in reproducing the past trend. Only a fraction of climate models with complex treatment of aerosol-cloud interaction capture the observed pattern, thus unconstrained model dataset provides biased outlook of extreme rainfall in this region.