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https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-957-2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-957-2019
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Summertime precipitation extremes in a EURO-CORDEX 0.11° ensemble at an hourly resolution

Peter Berg, Ole B. Christensen, Katharina Klehmet, Geert Lenderink, Jonas Olsson, Claas Teichmann, and Wei Yang

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A state-of-the-art regional climate model ensemble for Europe is investigated for extreme precipitation intensities. The models poorly reproduce short duration events of less than a few hours. Further, there is poor connection to some known hotspots for extreme cases. The model performance is much improved at 12 h durations. Projected future increases scale with seasonal mean temperature change, within a range from a few percent to over 10 percent per degree Celsius.
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