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Fig. 1: Estimates of coupled and uncoupled components of winter-mean SAT and SLP anomalies associated with WACE.

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We thank J. Screen for useful discussions. We acknowledge the CESM Large Ensemble Community Project. This work is supported by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology through the Integrated Research Program for Advancing Climate Models and the Arctic Challenge for Sustainability (ArCS) Program, and by the Japan Society and Technology Agency through Belmont Forum CRA ‘InterDec’ and the Promotion of Science through KAKENHI grant no. JP19H01964.

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M.M. and Y.K. performed analyses. M.M., Y.K., B.T. and H.N. wrote the manuscript with discussion and feedback from all authors.

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Mori, M., Kosaka, Y., Watanabe, M. et al. Reply to: Is sea-ice-driven Eurasian cooling too weak in models?. Nat. Clim. Chang. 9, 937–939 (2019).

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