Weather and Climate Extremes

(The TQCC of Weather and Climate Extremes is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Evaluation of the CMIP6 multi-model ensemble for climate extreme indices178
Evaluation of historical CMIP6 model simulations of extreme precipitation over contiguous US regions92
Increases in summertime concurrent drought and heatwave in Eastern China67
The record-breaking compound hot and dry 2018 growing season in Germany63
Analysis of climate extremes indices over northeast Brazil from 1961 to 201458
Saharan air intrusions as a relevant mechanism for Iberian heatwaves: The record breaking events of August 2018 and June 201952
Evaluation and comparison of CMIP6 and CMIP5 model performance in simulating the seasonal extreme precipitation in the Western North Pacific and East Asia49
Characterization of long period return values of extreme daily temperature and precipitation in the CMIP6 models: Part 1, model evaluation48
Increasing compound warm spells and droughts in the Mediterranean Basin45
A synthesis of hourly and daily precipitation extremes in different climatic regions45
Revisiting future extreme precipitation trends in the Mediterranean41
Atmospheric circulation influence on temperature and precipitation individual and compound daily extreme events: Spatial variability and trends over southern South America38
Characterizing the spatiotemporal distribution of meteorological drought as a response to climate variability: The case of rift valley lakes basin of Ethiopia37
Characterization of hydro-meteorological drought in Nepal Himalaya: A case of Karnali River Basin37
A comparison of the correlation between heat stress indices (UTCI, WBGT, WBDT, TSI) and physiological parameters of workers in Iran37
Performance evaluation of ERA-5, JRA-55, MERRA-2, and CFS-2 reanalysis datasets, over diverse climate regions of Pakistan36
Observed extreme precipitation trends and scaling in Central Europe36
Improving the drought monitoring capability of VHI at the global scale via ensemble indices for various vegetation types from 2001 to 201835
Drought projections for Australia: Updated results and analysis of model simulations35
Exploring climate variability and its impact on drought occurrence: Evidence from Godavari Middle sub-basin, India33
Climate extremes and agricultural commodity markets: A global economic analysis of regionally simulated events32
Downscaling of climate extremes over South America – Part I: Model evaluation in the reference climate32
Global analysis of cyclone-induced compound precipitation and wind extreme events32
The 2019 flash droughts in subtropical eastern Australia and their association with large-scale climate drivers32
Assessing climate change and adaptive capacity at local scale using observed and remotely sensed data31
Temperature and rainfall extremes change under current and future global warming levels across Indian climate zones31
Past (1950–2017) and future (−2100) temperature and precipitation trends in Egypt30
Characterization of long period return values of extreme daily temperature and precipitation in the CMIP6 models: Part 2, projections of future change30
Climate change effects on hydrometeorological compound events over southern Norway30
Compound precipitation and wind extremes over Europe and their relationship to extratropical cyclones30
Spatio-temporal analysis of rainfall extremes in the flood-prone Nagavali and Vamsadhara Basins in eastern India30
Changes in compound drought and hot extreme events in summer over populated eastern China29
A database for characteristics and variations of global compound dry and hot events29
Determinants of farmers' perceptions of climate variability, mitigation, and adaptation strategies in the central highlands of Kenya28
Climate trends and variability at adaptation scale: Patterns and perceptions in an agricultural region of the Ethiopian Highlands27
An assessment of long-term changes in mortalities due to extreme weather events in India: A study of 50 years’ data, 1970–201927
Drought-related hot summers: A joint probability analysis in the Iberian Peninsula27
Agricultural extreme drought assessment at global level using the FAO-Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS)26
Assessment of El Niño and La Niña impacts on China: Enhancing the Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture26
The role of spatial and temporal model resolution in a flood event storyline approach in western Norway26
Hazardous weather affecting European airports: Climatological estimates of situations with limited visibility, thunderstorm, low-level wind shear and snowfall from ERA526
Bridging forecast verification and humanitarian decisions: A valuation approach for setting up action-oriented early warnings26
Characteristics of concurrent precipitation and wind speed extremes in China25
Kerala floods in consecutive years - Its association with mesoscale cloudburst and structural changes in monsoon clouds over the west coast of India25
Regional hotspots of temperature extremes under 1.5 °C and 2 °C of global mean warming25
Local early warning systems for drought – Could they add value to nationally disseminated seasonal climate forecasts?24
Recent nationwide climate change impact assessments of natural hazards in Japan and East Asia23
Forecasting the extreme rainfall, low temperatures, and strong winds associated with the northern Queensland floods of February 201923
Fostering the development of climate services through Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) for agriculture applications22
Implications of warming on western United States landfalling atmospheric rivers and their flood damages22
Modulating influence of drought on the synergy between heatwaves and dead fine fuel moisture content of bushfire fuels in the Southeast Australian region22
Future changes in heatwave severity, duration and frequency due to climate change for the most populous cities21
Agricultural and food security impacts from the 2010 Russia flash drought21
Rapid rises in the magnitude and risk of extreme regional heat wave events in China21
Contribution of mean climate to hot temperature extremes for present and future climates20
Extreme wind projections over Europe from the Euro-CORDEX regional climate models20
The new historical flood of 2021 in the Amazon River compared to major floods of the 21st century: Atmospheric features in the context of the intensification of floods20
Physical storylines of future European drought events like 2018 based on ensemble climate modelling19
Weather shocks, coping strategies and farmers’ income: A case of rural areas of district Multan, Punjab19
Evaluating the effects of climate extremes on crop yield, production and price using multivariate distributions: A new copula application18
Tracking Iberian heatwaves from a new perspective18
Smallholder farmers’ awareness and perceptions of climate change in Adama district, central rift valley of Ethiopia18
Predictive Livestock Early Warning System (PLEWS): Monitoring forage condition and implications for animal production in Kenya18
Understanding compound hazards from a weather system perspective18
Mapping future droughts under global warming across China: A combined multi-timescale meteorological drought index and SOM-Kmeans approach18
Less climatic resilience in the Arctic17
Statistical downscaling and projection of future temperatures across the Loess Plateau, China16
Understanding the role of natural hazards in internal labour mobility in Australia16
Reported weather shocks and rural household welfare: Evidence from panel data in Northeast Thailand and Central Vietnam16
Evidence of a continent-wide shift of episodic rainfall in Australia16
Investigating the merits of gauge and satellite rainfall data at local scales in Ghana, West Africa16
A global perspective on the sub-seasonal clustering of precipitation extremes15
Evaluating performance of 20 global and quasi-global precipitation products in representing drought events in Ethiopia I: Visual and correlation analysis15
Quantifying CMIP6 model uncertainties in extreme precipitation projections15
Characterizing extreme values of precipitation at very high resolution: An experiment over twenty European cities15
European West Coast atmospheric rivers: A scale to characterize strength and impacts15
South African drought, deconstructed14
Trends in climate extreme indices assessed in the Xingu river basin - Brazilian Amazon14
Evaluation of extreme precipitation climate indices and their projected changes for Brazil: From CMIP3 to CMIP614
Modelling frost generates insights for managing risk of minimum temperature extremes14
Human influence on the 2021 British Columbia floods13
A counterfactual perspective on compound weather risk13
Physically-based landfalling tropical cyclone scenarios in support of risk assessment13
Uncovering the challenges of domestic energy access in the context of weather and climate extremes in Somalia13
Comparative climatology of outer tropical cyclone size using radial wind profiles12
Rise in Northeast US extreme precipitation caused by Atlantic variability and climate change12
Nonlinear effect of compound extreme weather events on ozone formation over the United States12
Different mechanisms for daytime, nighttime, and compound heatwaves in southern China12
Long-term trends in daily extreme air temperature indices in Ireland from 1885 to 201812
Seasonal and aridity influences on the relationships between drought indices and hydrological variables over China12
Extreme high surface temperature events and equity-related physical climate risk12