Journal of Hydrometeorology


Volume 23, Issue 7

About the Journal

The Journal of Hydrometeorology (JHM) publishes research on modeling, observing, and forecasting processes related to fluxes and storage of water and energy, including interactions with the boundary layer and lower atmosphere, and processes related to precipitation, radiation, and other meteorological inputs.

ISSN: 1525-755X; elSSN: 1525-7541

Editor in Chief

Wade T. Crow, USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

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An improved climatological forecast method for projecting end-of-season Water Requirement Satisfaction Index

William A. Turner, Greg Husak, Chris Funk, Dar A. Roberts, and Charles Jones
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Improving Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts Using Short Training Data through Artificial Neural Networks

Mohammadvaghef Ghazvinian, Yu Zhang, Thomas M. Hamill, Dong-Jun Seo, and Nelun Fernando
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Applying the NWS’s distributed hydrologic model to short-range forecasting of quickflow in the Mahantango Creek watershed

Anthony R. Buda, Seann M. Reed, Gordon J. Folmar, Casey D. Kennedy, David J. Millar, Peter J.A. Kleinman, Douglas A. Miller, and Patrick J. Drohan
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How predictable is short-term drought in the northeastern United States?

Carlos M. Carrillo, Colin P. Evans, Brian N. Belcher, and Toby R. Ault
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A Non-Monotonic Precipitation Response to Changes in Soil Moisture in the Presence of Vegetation

Aryeh J. Drager, Leah D. Grant, and Susan C. van den Heever
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Centennial annual rainfall pattern changes show an increasing trend with higher variation over Northern Australia

Jie He, Puyu Feng, Bin Wang, Wei Zhuang, Yongqiang Zhang, De Li Liu, James Cleverly, Alfredo Huete, and Qiang Yu
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The shrinkage of lake Lop Nur in the twentieth Century: A comprehensive ecohydrological analysis

Danlu Cai, Lijun Yu, Jianfeng Zhu, Klaus Fraedrich, Yanning Guan, Frank Sielmann, Chunyan Zhang, and Min Yu
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Evaluation of IMERG satellite precipitation over the land-coast-ocean continuum – Part II: Quantification

Yagmur Derin, Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Noah Brauer, Jonathan J. Gourley, and Jianxin Wang
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Validation and intercomparison of satellite-based rainfall products over Africa with TAHMO in-situ rainfall observations

Denis Macharia, Katie Fankhauser, John S. Selker, Jason C. Neff, and Evan A. Thomas
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A worldwide data science investigation of rainfall

Massimiliano Ignaccolo and Carlo De Michele
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Improving station-based ensemble surface meteorological analyses using numerical weather prediction: A case study of the Oroville Dam crisis precipitation event

Patrick T.W. Bunn, Andrew W. Wood, Andrew J. Newman, Hsin-I Chang, Christopher L. Castro, Martyn P. Clark, and Jeffrey R. Arnold
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Influence of bias correction of meteorological and streamflow forecast on hydrological prediction in India

Amar Deep Tiwari, Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay, and Vimal Mishra

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Creation of the WATCH Forcing Data and Its Use to Assess Global and Regional Reference Crop Evaporation over Land during the Twentieth Century

G. P. Weedon, S. Gomes, P. Viterbo, W. J. Shuttleworth, E. Blyth, H. Österle, J. C. Adam, N. Bellouin, O. Boucher, and M. Best
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Multimodel Estimate of the Global Terrestrial Water Balance: Setup and First Results

Ingjerd Haddeland, Douglas B. Clark, Wietse Franssen, Fulco Ludwig, Frank Voß, Nigel W. Arnell, Nathalie Bertrand, Martin Best, Sonja Folwell, Dieter Gerten, Sandra Gomes, Simon N. Gosling, Stefan Hagemann, Naota Hanasaki, Richard Harding, Jens Heinke, Pavel Kabat, Sujan Koirala, Taikan Oki, Jan Polcher, Tobias Stacke, Pedro Viterbo, Graham P. Weedon, and Pat Yeh
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Flooding in Western Washington: The Connection to Atmospheric Rivers

Paul J. Neiman, Lawrence J. Schick, F. Martin Ralph, Mimi Hughes, and Gary A. Wick
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Impact of a Statistical Bias Correction on the Projected Hydrological Changes Obtained from Three GCMs and Two Hydrology Models

Stefan Hagemann, Cui Chen, Jan O. Haerter, Jens Heinke, Dieter Gerten, and Claudio Piani
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The Second Phase of the Global Land–Atmosphere Coupling Experiment: Soil Moisture Contributions to Subseasonal Forecast Skill

R. D. Koster, S. P. P. Mahanama, T. J. Yamada, Gianpaolo Balsamo, A. A. Berg, M. Boisserie, P. A. Dirmeyer, F. J. Doblas-Reyes, G. Drewitt, C. T. Gordon, Z. Guo, J.-H. Jeong, W.-S. Lee, Z. Li, L. Luo, S. Malyshev, W. J. Merryfield, S. I. Seneviratne, T. Stanelle, B. J. J. M. van den Hurk, F. Vitart, and E. F. Wood
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Validation of Satellite-Based Precipitation Products over Sparsely Gauged African River Basins

Vera Thiemig, Rodrigo Rojas, Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini, Vincenzo Levizzani, and Ad De Roo
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Statistical Downscaling Using Localized Constructed Analogs (LOCA)

David W. Pierce, Daniel R. Cayan, and Bridget L. Thrasher

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The TRMM Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA): Quasi-Global, Multiyear, Combined-Sensor Precipitation Estimates at Fine Scales

George J. Huffman, David T. Bolvin, Eric J. Nelkin, David B. Wolff, Robert F. Adler, Guojun Gu, Yang Hong, Kenneth P. Bowman, and Erich F. Stocker
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Typhoon Nina and the August 1975 Flood over Central China

Long Yang, Maofeng Liu, James A. Smith, and Fuqiang Tian
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The Version-2 Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Monthly Precipitation Analysis (1979–Present)

Robert F. Adler, George J. Huffman, Alfred Chang, Ralph Ferraro, Ping-Ping Xie, John Janowiak, Bruno Rudolf, Udo Schneider, Scott Curtis, David Bolvin, Arnold Gruber, Joel Susskind, Philip Arkin, and Eric Nelkin
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A Revised Hydrology for the ECMWF Model: Verification from Field Site to Terrestrial Water Storage and Impact in the Integrated Forecast System

Gianpaolo Balsamo, Anton Beljaars, Klaus Scipal, Pedro Viterbo, Bart van den Hurk, Martin Hirschi, and Alan K. Betts
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Estimating Snow Water Equivalent Using Snow Depth Data and Climate Classes

Matthew Sturm, Brian Taras, Glen E. Liston, Chris Derksen, Tobias Jonas, and Jon Lea
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New Statistical Methods for Precipitation Bias Correction Applied to WRF Model Simulations in the Antisana Region, Ecuador

María Belén Heredia, Clémentine Junquas, Clémentine Prieur, and Thomas Condom

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