Journal of Climate

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Volume 34, Issue 4

About the Journal

The Journal of Climate (JCLI) publishes research that advances basic understanding of the dynamics and physics of the climate system on large spatial scales, including variability of the atmosphere, oceans, land surface, and cryosphere; past, present, and projected future changes in the climate system; and climate simulation and prediction.

ISSN: 0894-8755; eISSN: 1520-0442

Editors in Chief

Timothy DelSole, George Mason University and Center for Ocean–Land–Atmosphere Studies

Mingfang Ting, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

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5.707

2019 Journal Impact Factors in the Meteorology and Atmospheric Science category

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Climate field completion via Markov random fields – Application to the HadCRUT4.6 temperature dataset

Adam Vaccaro, Julien Emile-Geay, Dominque Guillot, Resherle Verna, Colin Morice, John Kennedy, and Bala Rajaratnam
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Improved Climatology of Tropical Cyclone Precipitation from Satellite Passive Microwave Measurements

Song Yang, Vincent Lao, Richard Bankert, Timothy R. Whitcomb, and Joshua Cossuth
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A decline of observed daily peak wind gusts with distinct seasonality in Australia, 1941-2016

Cesar Azorin-Molina, Tim R. McVicar, Jose A. Guijarro, Blair Trewin, Andrew J. Frost, Gangfeng Zhang, Lorenzo Minola, Seok-Woo Son, Kaiqiang Deng, and Deliang Chen
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The Role of Horizontal Temperature Advection on Arctic Amplification

Joseph P. Clark, Vivek Shenoy, Steven B. Feldstein, Sukyoung Lee, and Michael Goss
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Interdecadal change in the relationship between the winter North Pacific storm track and the East Asian winter monsoon

Minghao Yang, Chongyin Li, Xin Li, Yanke Tan, Xiong Chen, and Chao Zhang
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On the Generation of Weddell Sea Polynyas in a High-Resolution Earth System Model

Prajvala Kurtakoti, Milena Veneziani, Achim Stössel, Wilbert Weijer, and Mathew Maltrud
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Evaluation of the tail of the probability distribution of daily and sub-daily precipitation in CMIP6 models

Jesse Norris, Alex Hall, J. David Neelin, Chad W. Thackeray, and Di Chen
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The fast response of the atmospheric water cycle to anthropogenic black carbon aerosols during summer in East Asia

Chen Pan, Bin Zhu, Chenwei Fang, Hanqing Kang, Zhiming Kang, Hao Chen, Duanyang Liu, and Xuewei Hou
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Intercomparison of MJO column moist static energy and water vapor budget among six modern reanalysis products

Pengfei Ren, Daehyun Kim, Min-Seop Ahn, Daehyun Kang, and Hong-Li Ren
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Observed and Projected Frontal Activities in East Asia

Chia-Chi Wang, Huang-Hsiung Hsu, and Ying-Ting Chen
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Transient climate response to Arctic sea-ice loss with two ice-constraining methods

Amélie Simon, Guillaume Gastineau, Claude Frankignoul, Clément Rousset, and Francis Codron
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Efficiency of time series homogenization: method comparison with 12 monthly temperature test datasets

Peter Domonkos, José A. Guijarro, Victor Venema, Manola Brunet, and Javier Sigró
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Origins of the excessive westward extension of ENSO SST simulated in CMIP5/6 models

Wenping Jiang, Ping Huang, Gang Huang, and Jun Ying
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Regional energy and water budget of a precipitating atmosphere over ocean

Seiji Kato, Norman G. Loeb, John T. Fasullo, Kevin E. Trenberth, Peter H. Lauritzen, Fred G. Rose, David A. Rutan, and Masaki Satoh
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Seasonal variation of westerly jet over Asia in Last Glacial Maximum: Role of the Tibetan Plateau heating

Jing Lei, Zhengguo Shi, Xiaoning Xie, Yingying Sha, Xinzhou Li, Xiaodong Liu, and Zhisheng An
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Contrasting Interannual prediction between January and February Temperature in Southern China in the NCEP Climate Forecast System

Shaobo Qiao, Meng Zou, Ho Nam Cheung, Jieyu Liu, Jinqing Zuo, Qingxiang Li, Guolin Feng, and Wenjie Dong
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Dynamic control of the dominant modes of interannual variability of snowfall frequency in China

Bo Sun, Huijun Wang, Biwen Wu, Min Xu, Botao Zhou, Huixin Li, and Teng Wang
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Improving Australian Rainfall Prediction Using Sea Surface Salinity

Saurabh Rathore, Nathaniel L. Bindoff, Caroline C. Ummenhofer, Helen E. Phillips, Ming Feng, and Mayank Mishra
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On the role of the Antarctic Slope Front on the occurrence of the Weddell Sea polynya under climate change

Joseph W. Lockwood, Carolina O. Dufour, Stephen M. Griffies, and Michael Winton
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Extreme Temperatures in the Antarctic

John Turner, Hua Lu, John King, Gareth J. Marshall, Tony Phillips, Dan Bannister, and Steve Colwell
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Extreme snow events along the coast of the northeast United States: Potential changes due to global warming

Guoxing Chen, Wei-Chyung Wang, Chao-Tzuen Cheng, and Huang-Hsiung Hsu
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A multidecadal-scale tropically-driven global teleconnection over the past millennium and its recent strengthening

Xiaofang Feng, Qinghua Ding, Liguang Wu, Charles Jones, Ian Baxter, Robert Tardif, Samantha Stevenson, Julien Emile-Geay, Jonathan Mitchell, Leila M. V. Carvalho, Huijun Wang, and Eric Steig
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Explaining the Spatial Pattern of U.S. Extreme Daily Precipitation Change

Martin Hoerling, Lesley Smith, Xiao-Wei Quan, Jon Eischeid, Joseph Barsugli, and Henry F. Diaz
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Relative roles of energy and momentum fluxes in the tropical response to extratropical thermal forcing

Yen-Ting Hwang, Hung-Yi Tseng, Kuan-Chen Li, Sarah M. Kang, Yung-Jen Chen, and John C. H. Chiang
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Comparison of convective parameters derived from ERA5 and MERRA2 with rawinsonde data over Europe and North America

Mateusz Taszarek, Natalia Pilguj, John T. Allen, Victor Gensini, Harold E. Brooks, and Piotr Szuster
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Cross-basin Interactions between the Tropical Atlantic and Pacific in the ECMWF Hindcasts

Jing Ma, Shang-Ping Xie, Haiming Xu, Jiuwei Zhao, and Leying Zhang
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North Atlantic winter storm activity in modern reanalyses and pressure-based observations

Frauke Feser, Oliver Krueger, Katja Woth, and Linda van Garderen
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Regionalization of seasonal precipitation over the Tibetan Plateau and associated large-scale atmospheric systems

Hui-Wen Lai, Hans W. Chen, Julia Kukulies, Tinghai Ou, and Deliang Chen
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Using Bayesian Networks to investigate the influence of subseasonal Arctic variability on midlatitude North Atlantic circulation

Nathanael Harwood, Richard Hall, Giorgia Di Capua, Andrew Russell, and Allan Tucker
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Compatible Fossil Fuel CO2 emissions in the CMIP6 Earth System Models’ Historical and Shared Socioeconomic Pathway experiments of the 21st Century

Spencer K. Liddicoat, Andy J. Wiltshire, Chris D. Jones, Vivek K. Arora, Victor Brovkin, Patricia Cadule, Tomohiro Hajima, David M. Lawrence, Julia Pongratz, Jörg Schwinger, Roland Séférian, Jerry F. Tjiputra, and Tilo Ziehn
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Decomposing the Drivers of Polar Amplification with a Single Column Model

Matthew Henry, Timothy M. Merlis, Nicholas J. Lutsko, and Brian E.J. Rose
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Nonlinear response of atmospheric blocking to early winter Barents-Kara Seas warming: An idealized model study

Xiaodan Chen, Dehai Luo, Yutian Wu, Etienne Dunn-Sigouin, and Jian Lu
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The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2)

Ronald Gelaro, Will McCarty, Max J. Suárez, Ricardo Todling, Andrea Molod, Lawrence Takacs, Cynthia A. Randles, Anton Darmenov, Michael G. Bosilovich, Rolf Reichle, Krzysztof Wargan, Lawrence Coy, Richard Cullather, Clara Draper, Santha Akella, Virginie Buchard, Austin Conaty, Arlindo M. da Silva, Wei Gu, Gi-Kong Kim, Randal Koster, Robert Lucchesi, Dagmar Merkova, Jon Eric Nielsen, Gary Partyka, Steven Pawson, William Putman, Michele Rienecker, Siegfried D. Schubert, Meta Sienkiewicz, and Bin Zhao
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Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature, Version 5 (ERSSTv5): Upgrades, Validations, and Intercomparisons

Boyin Huang, Peter W. Thorne, Viva F. Banzon, Tim Boyer, Gennady Chepurin, Jay H. Lawrimore, Matthew J. Menne, Thomas M. Smith, Russell S. Vose, and Huai-Min Zhang
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MERRA: NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications

Michele M. Rienecker, Max J. Suarez, Ronald Gelaro, Ricardo Todling, Julio Bacmeister, Emily Liu, Michael G. Bosilovich, Siegfried D. Schubert, Lawrence Takacs, Gi-Kong Kim, Stephen Bloom, Junye Chen, Douglas Collins, Austin Conaty, Arlindo da Silva, Wei Gu, Joanna Joiner, Randal D. Koster, Robert Lucchesi, Andrea Molod, Tommy Owens, Steven Pawson, Philip Pegion, Christopher R. Redder, Rolf Reichle, Franklin R. Robertson, Albert G. Ruddick, Meta Sienkiewicz, and Jack Woollen
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The NCEP Climate Forecast System Version 2

Suranjana Saha, Shrinivas Moorthi, Xingren Wu, Jiande Wang, Sudhir Nadiga, Patrick Tripp, David Behringer, Yu-Tai Hou, Hui-ya Chuang, Mark Iredell, Michael Ek, Jesse Meng, Rongqian Yang, Malaquías Peña Mendez, Huug van den Dool, Qin Zhang, Wanqiu Wang, Mingyue Chen, and Emily Becker
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The Community Climate System Model Version 4

Peter R. Gent, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Leo J. Donner, Marika M. Holland, Elizabeth C. Hunke, Steve R. Jayne, David M. Lawrence, Richard B. Neale, Philip J. Rasch, Mariana Vertenstein, Patrick H. Worley, Zong-Liang Yang, and Minghua Zhang

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