Journal of Climate

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Volume 35, Issue 20

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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

Mingfang Ting, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Darryn Waugh, The Johns Hopkins University

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Hung-I Lee, Jonathan L. Mitchell, Juan M. Lora, and Aradhna Tripati
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Andrew G. Marshall, Matthew C. Wheeler, and Tim Cowan
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North Atlantic tropical cyclone outer size and structure remain unchanged by the late 21st century

Benjamin A. Schenkel, Daniel Chavas, Ning Lin, Thomas Knutson, Gabriel Vecchi, and Alan Brammer
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Circulation and Soil Moisture Contributions to United States Heatwaves

Russell L. Horowitz, Karen A. McKinnon, and Isla R. Simpson
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Nonlocal impacts of soil moisture variability in South America: linking two land-atmosphere coupling hot spots

Julián Alberto Giles, Claudio Guillermo Menéndez, and Romina Carla Ruscica
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Multiple Equilibria in a Coupled Climate-Carbon Model

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Climate change impacts on extreme rainfall in Eastern Africa in a convection permitting climate model

Sarah Chapman, James Bacon, Cathryn E Birch, Edward Pope, John H Marsham, Hellen Msemo, Edson Nkonde, Kenneth Sinachikupo, and Charles Vanya
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The winter North Pacific teleconnection in response to ENSO and the MJO in operational subseasonal forecasting models is too weak

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A Genesis Potential Index for Polar Lows

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Impact of tropical cyclone wind forcing on the global climate in a fully-coupled climate model

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Low-Level Cloud Budgets Across Sea Ice Edges

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Midlatitude jet position spread linked to atmospheric convective types

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Atlantic multidecadal variability response to external forcing during the past two millenniums

Zhangqi Dai, Bin Wang, Ling Zhu, Jian Liu, Weiyi Sun, Longhui Li, Guonian Lü, Liang Ning, Mi Yan, and Kefan Chen
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Processes Controlling the Southern Ocean Temperature Change

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Using a Synoptic-scale Mixing Diagnostic to Explain Global Precipitation Variability from Weekly to Interannual Timescales

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Accelerated Sea-Ice Loss from Late-Summer Cyclones in the New Arctic

Peter M. Finocchio, James D. Doyle, and Daniel P. Stern
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Compound heat wave, drought, and dust events in California

Bing Pu, Qinjian Jin, Paul Ginoux, and Yan Yu
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Modulation by the QBO of the relationship between the NAO and Northeast China temperature in late winter

Jinqing Zuo, Fei Xie, Liuni Yang, Chenghu Sun, Lin Wang, and Ruhua Zhang
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Simulated mid-Holocene and last interglacial climate using two generations of AWI-ESM

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Climate feedback to stratospheric aerosol forcing: the key role of the pattern effect

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Cloud Radiative Effects on MJO Development in DYNAMO

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Is Anthropogenic Global Warming Accelerating?

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Structures and Mechanisms of Heat Waves Related to Quasi-Biweekly Variability over Southern China

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Zonal temperature gradients in the tropical free troposphere

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Australia’s future extratropical cyclones

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Changes in Aerosols, Meteorology, and Radiation in the Southeastern US Warming Hole Region During 2000-2019

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Different ENSO teleconnections over East Asia in early and late winter: role of precipitation anomalies in the tropical Indian Ocean–far western Pacific

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The Community Climate System Model Version 4

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