Articles | Volume 14, issue 5
Research article
08 Sep 2023
Research article |  | 08 Sep 2023

A 20-year satellite-reanalysis-based climatology of extreme precipitation characteristics over the Sinai Peninsula

Mohsen Soltani, Bert Hamelers, Abbas Mofidi, Christopher G. Fletcher, Arie Staal, Stefan C. Dekker, Patrick Laux, Joel Arnault, Harald Kunstmann, Ties van der Hoeven, and Maarten Lanters


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CC1: 'Comment on esd-2022-10', Shanlei Sun, 09 May 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on CC1', Mohsen Soltani, 09 Feb 2023
  • RC1: 'Comment on esd-2022-10', Anonymous Referee #1, 04 Jun 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC1', Mohsen Soltani, 09 Feb 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on esd-2022-10', Anonymous Referee #2, 16 Dec 2022
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC2', Mohsen Soltani, 09 Feb 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
ED: Reconsider after major revisions (08 Mar 2023) by Sagnik Dey
AR by Mohsen Soltani on behalf of the Authors (15 May 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (30 May 2023) by Sagnik Dey
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (10 Jun 2023)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (05 Jul 2023)
ED: Publish as is (14 Jul 2023) by Sagnik Dey
AR by Mohsen Soltani on behalf of the Authors (20 Jul 2023)
Short summary
The temporal changes and spatial patterns in precipitation events do not show a homogeneous tendency across the Sinai Peninsula. Mediterranean cyclones accompanied by the Red Sea and Persian troughs are responsible for the majority of Sinai's extreme rainfall events. Cyclone tracking captures 156 cyclones (rainfall ≥10 mm d-1) either formed within or transferred to the Mediterranean basin precipitating over Sinai.
Final-revised paper