Articles | Volume 10, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3249–3263, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3249-2017
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3249–3263, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3249-2017

Research article 05 Sep 2017

Research article | 05 Sep 2017

The sensitivity of snowfall to weather states over Sweden

Lars Norin et al.

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For a high-latitude country like Sweden snowfall is an important contributor to the regional water cycle. For Sweden, large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns, or weather states, are important for precipitation variability. In this work we investigate the sensitivity of snowfall to weather states over Sweden to eight selected weather states. The analysis is based on measurements from ground-based radar, satellite observations, spatially interpolated in situ observations, and reanalysis data.