Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-243-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-243-2017
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22 Feb 2017
Research article |  | 22 Feb 2017

A method to estimate freezing rain climatology from ERA-Interim reanalysis over Europe

Matti Kämäräinen, Otto Hyvärinen, Kirsti Jylhä, Andrea Vajda, Simo Neiglick, Jaakko Nuottokari, and Hilppa Gregow

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Freezing rain is a high-impact wintertime weather phenomenon. The direct damage it causes to critical infrastructure (transportation, communication and energy) and forestry can be substantial. In this work a method for estimating the occurrence of freezing rain was evaluated and used to derive the climatology. The method was able to accurately reproduce the observed, spatially aggregated annual variability. The highest frequencies of freezing rain were found in eastern and central Europe.
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