Peer reviewed journal articles


Blenkinsop S, Lewis E, Chan SC, Fowler HJ, 2016.  An hourly precipitation dataset and climatology of extremes for the UK. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.4735. Link.


Chan S.C., Kendon E.J., Roberts N.M., Fowler H.J., Blenkinsop S., 2015. Downturn in scaling of UK extreme rainfall with temperature for future hottest days. Nature Geosience. doi:10.1038/ngeo2596. Link.

Blenkinsop S., Chan S.C., Kendon E.J., Roberts N.M., Fowler H.J., 2015.  Temperature influences on intense UK hourly precipitation and dependency on largescale circulation. Environ. Res. Lett., 10,054021 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054021.Link.


Chan S.C., Kendon E.J., Fowler H.J., Blenkinsop S., Roberts N.M., 2014. Projected increases in summer and winter UK sub-daily precipitation extremes from high-resolution regional climate models. Environ. Res. Lett. 9, 084019. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/8/084019. Link.

Kendon E.J., Roberts N.M., Fowler H.J., Roberts M.J., Chan S.C., Senior C.A., 2014. Heavier summer downpours with climate change revealed by weather forecast resolution model. Nature Clim. Change, 4, 570–576. doi:10.1038/nclimate2258. Link.

Chan S.C., Kendon E.J., Fowler H.J., Blenkinsop S., Roberts N., Ferro C.A.T., 2014. The value of high-resolution Met Office regional climate models in the simulation of multi-hourly precipitation extremes. Journal of Climate, 27, 6155-6174. doi: Link.


Chan S.C., Kendon E.J., Fowler H.J., Blenkinsop S., Ferro C.A.T., Stephenson D.B., 2013. Does increasing the spatial resolution of a regional climate model improve the simulated daily precipitation? Climate Dynamics,41, 1475-1495. DOI 10.1007/s00382-012-1568-9. Link or see paper summary 1‎.


Kendon E.J., Roberts N.M., Senior C.A., Roberts M.J., 2012. Realism of rainfall in a very high resolution regional climate model. Journal of Climate, 25, 5791-5806. Link


Conference Proceedings


Blenkinsop S., Fowler H.J., 2014.  An hourly and multi-hourly extreme precipitation climatology for the UK and long-term changes in extremes. In: Proceedings of ICVRAM_ISUMA 2014, Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management and Sixth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis.  13 - 16 July 2014, Liverpool, UK.



2015 have published an online review of the CONVEX intense rainfall workshop held in 2015 and highlighted the project's headline messages.  The article can be read at .