Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Weather Clim. Dynam., 3, 413–428, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-413-2022
Weather Clim. Dynam., 3, 413–428, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-413-2022
Research article
05 Apr 2022
Research article | 05 Apr 2022

Tropical influence on heat-generating atmospheric circulation over Australia strengthens through spring

Roseanna C. McKay et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on wcd-2021-63', Anonymous Referee #1, 03 Nov 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on wcd-2021-63', Anonymous Referee #2, 11 Nov 2021
  • AC1: 'Comment on wcd-2021-63', Roseanna McKay, 28 Jan 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Roseanna McKay on behalf of the Authors (02 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (02 Feb 2022) by Daniela Domeisen
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (13 Feb 2022)
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (18 Feb 2022)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (27 Feb 2022) by Daniela Domeisen
AR by Roseanna McKay on behalf of the Authors (09 Mar 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
Understanding what makes it hot in Australia in spring helps us better prepare for harmful impacts. We look at how the higher latitudes and tropics change the atmospheric circulation from early to late spring and how that changes maximum temperatures in Australia. We find that the relationship between maximum temperatures and the tropics is stronger in late spring than early spring. These findings could help improve forecasts of hot months in Australia in spring.