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Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 731–744, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-731-2020
Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 731–744, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-731-2020

Research article 30 Nov 2020

Research article | 30 Nov 2020

Impacts of the North Atlantic Oscillation on winter precipitations and storm track variability in southeast Canada and the northeast United States

Julien Chartrand and Francesco S. R. Pausata

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This study explores the relationship between the North Atlantic Oscillation and the winter climate of eastern North America using reanalysis data. Results show that negative phases are linked with an increase in frequency of winter storms developing on the east coast of the United States, resulting in much heavier snowfall over the eastern United States. On the contrary, an increase in cyclone activity over southeastern Canada results in slightly heavier precipitation during positive phases.