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Extreme Weather and Wildfire

Available: NOVEMBER 2021

Historical Analysis Research Paper

“The Character and Changing Frequency of Extreme California Fire Weather,” a research paper submitted to the “Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmosphere,” presents detailed findings of research into extreme weather types associated with historically large fires in eight regions across California.

For more details on the research, read our blog post:

Extreme Weather Team
Historical Analysis

We analyzed the types of extreme weather associated with major fires in eight distinct regions across California.

We can now provide a way to make critical comparisons, with the ability to quantify the similarity of any given day’s weather to problematic historical conditions.