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MADDEN-JULIAN OSCILLATION

Increased impacts on US West Coast

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The Madden–Julian oscillation causes teleconnections that impact mid-latitudes. Now research predicts dramatic eastward shifts of these impacts in the Pacific–North America region as the climate warms, leading to higher winter rainfall variability along the US West Coast and California in particular.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of MJO impacts under current and future climate.

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Bui, H.X. Increased impacts on US West Coast. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 603–604 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0828-7

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