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NCEP Seasonal Bias
 

NCEP-Driven RCM Runs — Plots of Seasonal Bias

Bias is calculated relative to the University of Delaware observational dataset.

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Winter Bias Plots

CRCM DJF temp bias CRCM DJF prec bias
ECP2 DJF temp bias ECP2 DJF prec bias
HRM3 DJF temp bias HRM3 DJF prec bias
MM5I DJF temp bias MM5I DJF prec bias
RCM3 DJF temp bias RCM3 DJF prec bias
WRFG DJF temp bias WRFG DJF prec bias

Summer Bias Plots

CRCM JJA temp bias CRCM JJA prec bias
ECP2 JJA temp bias ECP2 JJA prec bias
HRM3 JJA temp bias HRM3 JJA prec bias
MM5I JJA temp bias MM5I JJA prec bias
RCM3 JJA temp bias RCM3 JJA prec bias
WRFG JJA temp bias WRFG JJA prec bias

Note: When driven by alternative reanalyses, e.g. ERA-Interim or ERA-40, HadRM3P has significant lower (but still warm) biases. See Mearns et al., 2012 for more details.

 
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