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Model description paper 20 Mar 2020

Model description paper | 20 Mar 2020

HCLIM38: a flexible regional climate model applicable for different climate zones from coarse to convection-permitting scales

Danijel Belušić et al.

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A new regional climate modelling system, HCLIM38, is presented and shown to be applicable in different regions ranging from the tropics to the Arctic. The main focus is on climate simulations at horizontal resolutions between 1 and 4 km, the so-called convection-permitting scales, even though the model can also be used at coarser resolutions. The benefits of simulating climate at convection-permitting scales are shown and are particularly evident for climate extremes.