Articles | Volume 25, issue 10
Research article
12 Oct 2021
Research article |  | 12 Oct 2021

Numerical daemons of hydrological models are summoned by extreme precipitation

Peter T. La Follette, Adriaan J. Teuling, Nans Addor, Martyn Clark, Koen Jansen, and Lieke A. Melsen


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on hess-2021-28', Jasper Vrugt, 23 Feb 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Peter La Follette, 23 Feb 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC1', Peter La Follette, 04 Mar 2021
  • RC2: 'Review #2', Martina Kauzlaric, 24 Apr 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC2', Peter La Follette, 26 Apr 2021
    • AC4: 'Reply on RC2', Peter La Follette, 29 Apr 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on hess-2021-28', Anonymous Referee #3, 11 May 2021
    • AC5: 'Reply on RC3', Peter La Follette, 11 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
ED: Publish subject to revisions (further review by editor and referees) (17 May 2021) by Nadav Peleg
AR by Peter La Follette on behalf of the Authors (16 Jun 2021)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Jun 2021) by Nadav Peleg
ED: Publish as is (16 Sep 2021) by Nadav Peleg
AR by Peter La Follette on behalf of the Authors (21 Sep 2021)  Manuscript 
Short summary
Hydrological models are useful tools that allow us to predict distributions and movement of water. A variety of numerical methods are used by these models. We demonstrate which numerical methods yield large errors when subject to extreme precipitation. As the climate is changing such that extreme precipitation is more common, we find that some numerical methods are better suited for use in hydrological models. Also, we find that many current hydrological models use relatively inaccurate methods.