Articles | Volume 25, issue 9
Research article
28 Sep 2021
Research article |  | 28 Sep 2021

Bridging the scale gap: obtaining high-resolution stochastic simulations of gridded daily precipitation in a future climate

Qifen Yuan, Thordis L. Thorarinsdottir, Stein Beldring, Wai Kwok Wong, and Chong-Yu Xu

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Localized impacts of changing precipitation patterns on surface hydrology are often assessed at a high spatial resolution. Here we introduce a stochastic method that efficiently generates gridded daily precipitation in a future climate. The method works out a stochastic model that can describe a high-resolution data product in a reference period and form a realistic precipitation generator under a projected future climate. A case study of nine catchments in Norway shows that it works well.