It’s normal for cities to be warmer than surrounding rural areas at night but researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes at Monash University found heatwaves make this difference almost two and a half times greater under some heatwave conditions.
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The Heatwaves and Cold Air Outbreaks Research program has been very active, producing a considerable number of papers over the past four months.
The Drought program has been strongly focused on evaluating and improving climate models, and developing a drought database for documenting drought and for benchmarking model performance.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes' Heatwave Research Program is holding a full day meeting to explore current research and the future direction of the program.
Several studies examining the change in extreme events with climate change focus on either single day events or on heatwaves but none examine the coincidence of the two.