International Journal of Climatology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Dr Radan Huth

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 14/84 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1097-0088

Associated Title(s): Atmospheric Science Letters, Geoscience Data Journal, Meteorological Applications, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Weather

  1. Research Articles

    1. East Asian presummer precipitation in the CMIP5 at high versus low horizontal resolution

      Chi-Hua Wu, Nicolas Freychet, Chao-An Chen and Huang-Hsiung Hsu

      Version of Record online: 26 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5055

    2. WRF simulation and downscaling of local climate in Central Asia

      Yuan Qiu, Qi Hu and Chi Zhang

      Version of Record online: 24 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5018

    3. Atmospheric circulation patterns explaining climatological drought dynamics in the boreal environment of Finland, 1962–2011

      Masoud Irannezhad, Behzad Ahmadi, Bjørn Kløve and Hamid Moradkhani

      Version of Record online: 23 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5039

    4. Evaluating climate model simulations of drought for the northwestern United States

      John T. Abatzoglou and David E. Rupp

      Version of Record online: 21 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5046

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      Identifying, attributing, and overcoming common data quality issues of manned station observations

      Stefan Hunziker, Stefanie Gubler, Juan Calle, Isabel Moreno, Marcos Andrade, Fernando Velarde, Laura Ticona, Gualberto Carrasco, Yaruska Castellón, Clara Oria, Mischa Croci-Maspoli, Thomas Konzelmann, Mario Rohrer and Stefan Brönnimann

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5037

    6. Characteristics of precipitation extremes in Malaysia associated with El Niño and La Niña events

      Fredolin Tangang, Raheleh Farzanmanesh, Ali Mirzaei, Supari, Ester Salimun, Ahmad Fairudz Jamaluddin and Liew Juneng

      Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5032

    7. High-resolution regional-coupled ocean–atmosphere simulation of the Indian Summer Monsoon

      Vasubandhu Misra, Akhilesh Mishra and Amit Bhardwaj

      Version of Record online: 14 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5034

    8. The role of topography and the north Indian monsoon on mean monthly climate interpolation within the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan

      Stephen B. Stewart, Kunzang Choden, Melissa Fedrigo, Stephen H. Roxburgh, Rodney J. Keenan and Craig R. Nitschke

      Version of Record online: 14 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5045

    9. Atmospheric driving mechanisms of flash floods in Portugal

      Mónica Santos, João A. Santos and Marcelo Fragoso

      Version of Record online: 12 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5030

    10. Evaluation of climatic variables as yield-limiting factors for maize in Kansas

      Qing Ye, Xiaomao Lin, Eric Adee, Doohong Min, Yared Assefa Mulisa, Dan O'Brien and Ignacio A. Ciampitti

      Version of Record online: 9 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5015

    11. Intraseasonal variability and predictability of the subtropical Asian summer rain band

      Zunya Wang, Yihui Ding, Mengmeng Lu, Botao Zhou, Song Yang, Xingwen Jiang and Zongjian Ke

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5033

  2. Research Article

    1. A regional frequency analysis of precipitation extremes in Mainland China with fuzzy c-means and L-moments approaches

      Zhaoli Wang, Zhaoyang Zeng, Chengguang Lai, Wenxin Lin, Xushu Wu and Xiaohong Chen

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5013

  3. Research Articles

    1. Revealing topoclimatic heterogeneity using meteorological station data

      Juha Aalto, Henri Riihimäki, Eric Meineri, Kristoffer Hylander and Miska Luoto

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5020

    2. Changes in start, end, and length of frost-free season across Northeast China

      Lei Wang, Zhengfang Wu, Hongshi He, Fuxue Wang, Haibo Du and Shengwei Zong

      Version of Record online: 28 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5002

    3. Climate change and precipitation variability over the western ‘Pampas’ in Argentina

      Reinaldo A. Maenza, Eduardo A. Agosta and María L. Bettolli

      Version of Record online: 21 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5014

    4. Shifting of agro-climatic zones, their drought vulnerability, and precipitation and temperature trends in Pakistan

      Shahzada Adnan, Kalim Ullah, Shouting Gao, Ashfaq H. Khosa and Ziqian Wang

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5019

    5. Exploring the feasibility of empirical, dynamical and combined probabilistic rainy season onset forecasts for São Paulo, Brazil

      Caio A. S. Coelho, Mári A. F. Firpo, Aline H. N. Maia and Craig MacLachlan

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5010

    6. A climatology of atmospheric river interactions with the southeastern United States coastline

      Neil Debbage, Paul Miller, Shaina Poore, Kaitlin Morano, Thomas Mote and J. Marshall Shepherd

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5000

    7. Variations and changes of annual precipitation in Central Asia over the last century

      Zengyun Hu, Qiming Zhou, Xi Chen, Cheng Qian, Shanshan Wang and Jianfeng Li

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4988

    8. Satellite-retrieved direct radiative forcing of aerosols over North-East India and adjoining areas: climatology and impact assessment

      Jhuma Biswas, Binita Pathak, Falguni Patadia, Pradip K. Bhuyan, Mukunda M. Gogoi and S. Suresh Babu

      Version of Record online: 16 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5004

    9. An investigation into the freshwater variability in West Africa during 1979-2010

      S. A. Andam-Akorful, V. G. Ferreira, C. E. Ndehedehe and J. A. Quaye-Ballard

      Version of Record online: 14 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5006

    10. Evaluating extreme climate indices from CMIP3&5 global climate models and reanalysis data sets: a case study for present climate in the Andes of Ecuador

      Lenin Campozano, Angel Vázquez-Patiño, Daniel Tenelanda, Jan Feyen, Esteban Samaniego and Esteban Sánchez

      Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5008

    11. Spatio-temporal variation of dryness/wetness across the Pearl River basin, China, and relation to climate indices

      Chong Huang, Qiang Zhang, Vijay P. Singh, Xihui Gu and Peijun Shi

      Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5005

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      High-resolution precipitation mapping in a mountainous watershed: ground truth for evaluating uncertainty in a national precipitation dataset

      Christopher Daly, Melissa E. Slater, Joshua A. Roberti, Stephanie H. Laseter and Lloyd W. Swift Jr

      Version of Record online: 6 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4986

  4. Research Article

    1. Wintertime ENSO influence on late spring European climate: the stratospheric response and the role of North Atlantic SST

      Ivana Herceg-Bulić, Bianca Mezzina, Fred Kucharski, Paolo Ruggieri and Martin P. King

      Version of Record online: 2 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4980

  5. Research Articles

    1. The impact of an urban canopy and anthropogenic heat fluxes on Sydney's climate

      Shaoxiu Ma, Andy Pitman, Melissa Hart, Jason P. Evans, Navid Haghdadi and Iain MacGill

      Version of Record online: 2 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5001

    2. Analysis of geographic and orographic influence in Spanish monthly precipitation

      J. Álvarez-Rodríguez, M. C. Llasat and T. Estrela

      Version of Record online: 31 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.5007

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      Reconstruction of Central European daily weather types back to 1763

      Mikhaël Schwander, Stefan Brönnimann, Gilles Delaygue, Marco Rohrer, Renate Auchmann and Yuri Brugnara

      Version of Record online: 31 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4974

  6. Short Communications

    1. Land–atmosphere–aerosol coupling in North China during 2000–2013

      Jiangfeng Wei, Qinjian Jin, Zong-Liang Yang and Liming Zhou

      Version of Record online: 30 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4993

  7. Research Articles

    1. Wheat yield in Spain and associated solar radiation patterns

      Sara Hernández-Barrera and Concepción Rodríguez-Puebla

      Version of Record online: 30 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4975

    2. Sea and land surface temperatures, ocean heat content, Earth's energy imbalance and net radiative forcing over the recent years

      H. B. Dieng, A. Cazenave, B. Meyssignac, K. von Schuckmann and H. Palanisamy

      Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4996

  8. Short Communications

    1. Observed precipitation trend changes in the western Mediterranean region

      J. Valdes-Abellan, M.A. Pardo and A.J. Tenza-Abril

      Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4984

  9. Research Articles

    1. Potential impacts of solar arrays on regional climate and on array efficiency

      Kim C. Nguyen, Jack J. Katzfey, John Riedl and Alberto Troccoli

      Version of Record online: 26 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4995

    2. Potential effects of land cover change on temperature extremes over Eurasia: current versus historical experiments

      Xing Li, Haishan Chen, Hong Liao, Wenjian Hua, Shanlei Sun, Hedi Ma, Xiao Li, Chujie Gao and Siguang Zhu

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4976

    3. A 250-year drought catalogue for the island of Ireland (1765–2015)

      S. Noone, C. Broderick, C. Duffy, T. Matthews, R.L. Wilby and C. Murphy

      Version of Record online: 24 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4999

    4. Removing the relocation bias from the 155-year Haparanda temperature record in Northern Europe

      Manuel Dienst, Jenny Lindén, Erik Engström and Jan Esper

      Version of Record online: 24 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4981

    5. Comparison of spatial interpolation techniques to generate high-resolution climate surfaces for Nigeria

      Aisha Olushola Arowolo, Avit Kumar Bhowmik, Wei Qi and Xiangzheng Deng

      Version of Record online: 24 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4990

  10. Short Communications

  11. Research Articles

    1. Analysing the relationship between ocean indices and rainfall in the Chao Phraya River Basin

      Prem Rangsiwanichpong, So Kazama and Chaiwat Ekkawatpanit

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4997

  12. Short Communications

    1. Does summer precipitation trend over and around the Tibetan Plateau depend on elevation?

      Xiuping Li, Lei Wang, Xiaoyu Guo and Deliang Chen

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4978

  13. Research Articles

    1. Seasonal precipitation prediction via data-adaptive principal component regression

      Joonpyo Kim, Hee-Seok Oh, Yaeji Lim and Hyun-Suk Kang

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4979

    2. The extraordinary windstorm of 7 December 1868 in the Czech Lands and its central European context

      Rudolf Brázdil, Péter Szabó, Peter Stucki, Petr Dobrovolný, Ladislava Řezníčková, Oldřich Kotyza, Hubert Valášek, Marián Melo, Silvie Suchánková, Lukáš Dolák and Kateřina Chromá

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4973

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      Climate and topographic controls on snow cover dynamics in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

      Deo Raj Gurung, Sudan Bikash Maharjan, Anu Bhalu Shrestha, Mandira Singh Shrestha, Sagar Ratna Bajracharya and M. S. R. Murthy

      Version of Record online: 16 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4961

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      Stationarity of major flood frequencies and heights on the Ba River, Fiji, over a 122-year record

      John McAneney, Robin van den Honert and Stephen Yeo

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4989

    5. The relationships between the trends of mean and extreme precipitation

      Yaping Zhou and William K.-M. Lau

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4962

    6. An assessment of historical and projected future hydro-climatic variability and extremes over southern watersheds in the Canadian Prairies

      Barrie R. Bonsal, Charles Cuell, Elaine Wheaton, David J. Sauchyn and Elaine Barrow

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4967

    7. Spatiotemporal variability modes of surface air temperature in South America during the 1951–2010 period: ENSO and non-ENSO components

      Mary Toshie Kayano, Rita Valéria Andreoli, Rodrigo Augusto Ferreira de Souza and Sâmia Regina Garcia

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4972

  14. Short Communications

  15. Research Articles

    1. Regionalization based envelope curves for PMP estimation by Hershfield method

      Sagar Rohidas Chavan and V. V. Srinivas

      Version of Record online: 30 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4951

    2. Climatology of cross-tropopause mass exchange over the Tibetan Plateau and its surroundings

      Hongying Tian, Wenshou Tian, Jiali Luo, Jiankai Zhang and Min Zhang

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4970

    3. Climatology of the premonsoon Indian dryline

      Nasreen Akter and Kazuhisa Tsuboki

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4968

    4. Hierarchical structures in Northern Hemispheric extratropical winter ocean–atmosphere interactions

      Marc Wiedermann, Jonathan F. Donges, Dörthe Handorf, Jürgen Kurths and Reik V. Donner

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4956

    5. On the opposite relation between extreme precipitation over west Amazon and southeastern Brazil: observations and model simulations

      Iracema Fonseca de Albuquerque Cavalcanti, Jose A. Marengo, Lincoln Muniz Alves and Duarte Filipe Costa

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4942

    6. Understanding the spatio-temporal influence of climate variability on Australian heatwaves

      Tammas F. Loughran, Sarah E. Perkins-Kirkpatrick and Lisa V. Alexander

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4971

    7. Change in temperature extremes and its correlation with mean temperature in mainland China from 1960 to 2015

      Shibo Fang, Yue Qi, Weiguo Yu, Hanyue Liang, Guojun Han, Qingxiang Li, Shuanghe Shen, Guangsheng Zhou and Guangxun Shi

      Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4965

    8. A new uncertainty analysis in the climate change impact assessment

      Jae-Kyoung Lee, Young-Oh Kim and Yongdai Kim

      Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4957

    9. Spatiotemporal variability of Hokkaido's seasonal precipitation in recent decades and connection to water vapour flux

      Weili Duan, Bin He, Netrananda Sahu, Pingping Luo, Daniel Nover, Maochuan Hu and Kaoru Takara

      Version of Record online: 22 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4946

    10. The early rainy season in Central America: the role of the tropical North Atlantic SSTs

      Tito Maldonado, Eric Alfaro, Anna Rutgersson and Jorge A. Amador

      Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4958

    11. Spatial downscaling of TRMM-based precipitation data using vegetative response in Xinjiang, China

      Qiang Zhang, Peijun Shi, Vijay P. Singh, Keke Fan and Jiajun Huang

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4964

  16. Short Communications

    1. On the impact of gaps on trend detection in extreme streamflow time series

      Louise Slater and Gabriele Villarini

      Version of Record online: 19 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4954

  17. Research Articles

    1. A climatology of Vintage Port quality

      António C. Real, José Borges, José S. Cabral and Gregory V. Jones

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4953

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  19. Research Articles

    1. Changes in precipitation extremes over the Kelantan River Basin, Malaysia

      Mou Leong Tan, Ab Latif Ibrahim, Arthur P. Cracknell and Zulkifli Yusop

      Version of Record online: 15 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/joc.4952