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https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-4-567-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-4-567-2023
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04 Jul 2023
Research article |  | 04 Jul 2023

The relationship between extra-tropical cyclone intensity and precipitation in idealised current and future climates

Victoria A. Sinclair and Jennifer L. Catto

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We studied the relationship between the strength of mid-latitude cyclones and their precipitation, how this may change in the future, and whether it depends of the type of cyclone. The relationship between cyclone strength and precipitation increases in warmer climates and depends strongly on the type of cyclone. For some cyclone types there is no relation between cyclone strength and precipitation. For all cyclone types, precipitation increases with uniform warming and polar amplification.