UKCP technical notes
A series of technical notes clarifying particular questions and issues about the UK Climate Projections.
Update to UKCP Probabilistic Projections
The UKCP Probabilistic Projections were updated in August 2022, for more information on the release, please refer to the project news webpage update on 4 August 2022. The following document provides FAQs on the update:
- UKCP-Probabilistic-Projections-Update-FAQs (July 2022)
Clipping and baseline advice on Land Strand 1 data
This note covers characteristics of the probabilistic projections data, such as clipping at extreme ends of the distributions and non-zero sum of anomalies during the baseline period.
- Clipping and baseline advice on Land Strand 1 data in UKCP18 (PDF - 1.1MB) N.B. The Probabilistic Projections were updated in August 2022, and there may be some small changes to the figures within this document. Please refer to the project news webpage update on 4 August 2022 for the latest documentation.
The elicitation of distributions of parameters in HadGEM3 versions GA4 and GA7
This note provides more detail about the perturbed parameter set of global projections.
- The elicitation of distributions of parameters in HadGEM3 versions GA4 and GA7 for use in perturbed parameter ensembles
UKCP Local Update: FAQs
A set of frequently asked questions relating to the update, following the correction of the graupel coding error.
During the development of the UKCP Local Update the following FAQ was produced, which has now been superseded.
UKCP Local: Graupel
A technical note document relating to the UKCP Updates news announcement on 24 September 2020.