Unexpected rise in extreme precipitation caused by a shift in rain type?

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Figure 1: Daily and sub-daily precipitation intensity distributions, weighting functions and precipitation percentiles.


This study was partly funded by the European Union FP6 project WATCH (contract number 036946). We acknowledge the HadRM group for providing data under the ENSEMBLES project. We thank A. Haensler, S. Hagemann, D. Jacob and T. Stacke for fruitful discussions.

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Correspondence to J. O. Haerter.

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