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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1741–1761, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1741-2020

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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 1741–1761, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-1741-2020
Research article
09 Apr 2020
Research article | 09 Apr 2020

Near-0 °C surface temperature and precipitation type patterns across Canada

Eva Mekis et al.

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This article provides a Canada-wide analysis of near-0°C temperature conditions (±2°C) using hourly surface temperature and precipitation type observations from 92 locations for the 1981–2011 period. Higher annual occurrences were found in Atlantic Canada, although high values also occur in other regions. Trends of most indicators show little or no change despite a systematic warming over Canada. A higher than expected tendency for near-0°C conditions was also found at some stations.