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https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-1113-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-1113-2022
Research article
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26 Sep 2022
Research article |  | 26 Sep 2022

Classification of Alpine south foehn based on 5 years of kilometre-scale analysis data

Lukas Jansing, Lukas Papritz, Bruno Dürr, Daniel Gerstgrasser, and Michael Sprenger

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This study presents a 5-year climatology of three main foehn types and three deep-foehn subtypes. The main types differ in their large-scale and Alpine-scale weather conditions and the subtypes in terms of the amount and extent of precipitation on the Alpine south side. The different types of foehn are found to strongly affect the local meteorological conditions at Altdorf. The study concludes by setting the new classification into a historic context.