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Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 367–386, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-367-2021
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 367–386, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-367-2021

Research article 14 Apr 2021

Research article | 14 Apr 2021

Robust increase of Indian monsoon rainfall and its variability under future warming in CMIP6 models

Anja Katzenberger et al.

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All state-of-the-art global climate models that contributed to the latest Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6) show a robust increase in Indian summer monsoon rainfall that is even stronger than in the previous intercomparison (CMIP5). Furthermore, they show an increase in the year-to-year variability of this seasonal rainfall that crucially influences the livelihood of more than 1 billion people in India.
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