Mar 26, 2018

EEE 2016: Was the January 2016 Mid-Atlantic Snowstorm “Jonas” Symptomatic of Climate Change?

Klaus Wolter
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Main finding:

Model simulations indicate that anthropogenic climate change has made extreme snowstorms less likely over the mid-Atlantic United States. Empirical evidence shows no decline since 1901, with recent storms colder than before.

Larger report:

EEE 2016 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective