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Research article
06 May 2021
Research article |  | 06 May 2021

Zonal scale and temporal variability of the Asian monsoon anticyclone in an idealised numerical model

Philip Rupp and Peter Haynes

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We study a range of dynamical aspects of the Asian monsoon anticyclone as the response of a simple numerical model to a steady imposed heating distribution with different background flow configurations. Particular focus is given on interactions between the monsoon anticyclone and active mid-latitude dynamics, which we find to have a zonally localising effect on the time-mean circulation and to be able to qualitatively alter the temporal variability of the bulk anticyclone.