Dec 9, 2019

EEE 2018: Anthropogenic Impacts on the Exceptional Precipitation of 2018 in the Mid-Atlantic

by
Winter, J. M., Huang, H., Osterberg, E. C., and Mankin, J. S.
,
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Main finding:

Exceptional January–September total precipitation contributed to flooding across the mid-Atlantic United States from May to September 2018, and was made 1.1 to 2.3 times more likely by anthropogenic climate change.


Larger report:

EEE 2018 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2017 from a Climate Perspective