Articles | Volume 22, issue 11
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3701–3724, 2022

Special issue: Past and future European atmospheric extreme events under...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 3701–3724, 2022
Research article
17 Nov 2022
Research article | 17 Nov 2022

Meteorological, impact and climate perspectives of the 29 June 2017 heavy precipitation event in the Berlin metropolitan area

Alberto Caldas-Alvarez et al.

Data sets

ERA5 hourly data on single levels from 1979 to present H. Hersbach, B. Bell, P. Berrisford, G. Biavati, A. Horányi, J. Muñoz Sabater, J. Nicolas, C. Peubey, R. Radu, I. Rozum, D. Schepers, A. Simmons, C. Soci, D. Dee, and J.-N. Thépaut

HOWAS 21 - Flood Damage Database GFZ - German Research Centre for Geosciences

Attribution of the 29.06.2017 precipitation extreme in the Berlin region E. P. Meredith, U. Ulbrich, and H. W. Rust

Short summary
In a warming climate, extreme precipitation events are becoming more frequent. To advance our knowledge on such phenomena, we present a multidisciplinary analysis of a selected case study that took place on 29 June 2017 in the Berlin metropolitan area. Our analysis provides evidence of the extremeness of the case from the atmospheric and the impacts perspectives as well as new insights on the physical mechanisms of the event at the meteorological and climate scales.
Final-revised paper