21. A persistent Japanese heat wave in early August 2015: Roles of natural variability and human-induced warming

Chiharu Takahashi, Masahiro Watanabe, Hideo Shiogama, Yukiko Imada, Masato Mori

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Abstract

The persistent Japanese heat wave that occurred in early August 2015 was mainly attributed to intraseasonal disturbances including tropical cyclones. Anthropogenic warming contributed to an increase in the probability of occurrence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S107-S112
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Volume97
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atmospheric Science

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