Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology


Volume 61, Issue 5

About the Journal

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology (JAMC) publishes applied research on meteorology and climatology. Examples of meteorological research include topics such as weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, physical meteorology, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, mountain meteorology, and applied meteorological numerical models. Examples of climatological research include the use of climate information in impact assessments, dynamical and statistical downscaling, seasonal climate forecast applications and verification, climate risk and vulnerability, development of climate monitoring tools, and urban and local climates.

ISSN: 1558-8424; eISSN: 1558-8432

Editor in Chief

David A. R. Kristovich, Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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2020 Journal Impact Factors in the Meteorology and Atmospheric Science category

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Richard M. Schulte, Christian D. Kummerow, Christian Klepp, and Gerald G. Mace
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A numerical study of downbursts using the BLASIUS model

Hongchao Liu, Qian Huang, Yan Chou, Hongying Tian, Yunshuai Zhang, Xixi Wu, Junxia Zhang, and Minzhong Wang
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Meeting the Drought Information Needs of Midwest Perennial Specialty Crop Producers

Tonya R. Haigh, Jason A. Otkin, Molly Woloszyn, Dennis Todey, and Charlene Felkley
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Climate Dynamics Preceding Summer Forest Fires in California & the Extreme Case of 2018

Tess W.P. Jacobson, Richard Seager, A. Park Williams, and Naomi Henderson
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Insured Corn Losses in the U.S. from Weather and Climate Perils

Logan R. Bundy, Vittorio A. Gensini, and Mark S. Russo
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Mapping an observation-based global solar irradiance climatology across the conterminous United States

David E. Rupp, Christopher Daly, Matt K. Doggett, Joseph I. Smith, and Ben Steinberg
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Statistical calibration of long-term reanalysis data for Australian fire weather conditions

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Improving estimates of U.S. tornado frequency by accounting for unreported and underrated tornadoes

Corey K. Potvin, Chris Broyles, Patrick S. Skinner, and Harold E. Brooks
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New York State Hurricane Hazard: History and Future Projections

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High Ice Water Content Conditions Associated with Wintertime Elevated Convection in the Midwest

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Cold pools observed during EUREC4A: detection and characterization from atmospheric soundings

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Assessing heavy precipitation risk associated with tropical cyclones in China

Yilong Niu, Danielle Touma, Mingfang Ting, Suzana J. Camargo, and Ruishan Chen
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Extreme rainfall indices prediction with atmospheric parameters and ocean-atmospheric teleconnections using Random Forest model

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Improved representation of horizontal variability and turbulence in mesoscale simulations of an extended cold-air pool event

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Climatic change of summer rainstorms and the water vapor budget in the Sichuan Basin

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Large Eddy and Flight Simulations of a Clear Air Turbulence Event Over Tokyo on 16 December 2014

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Development and testing of an advanced hydrometeor-phase algorithm to meet emerging needs in the aviation sector

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Deon Terblanche, Amanda Lynch, Zihan Chen, and Scott Sinclair

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Improved Historical Temperature and Precipitation Time Series for U.S. Climate Divisions

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Urban Modification of Thunderstorms: An Observational Storm Climatology and Model Case Study for the Indianapolis Urban Region

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