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The data are simulated instantaneous sea surface elevations above time-mean sea level due to tides alone (tideAnom) and due to tide and meteorological surge (tideSurgeAnom). The data were produced by the Met Office Hadley Centre, using data made available by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and the Climate Model Intercomparison Project, phase 5 (CMIP5). The data were produced to investigate the impact of simulated atmospheric storminess change on extreme sea levels. To produce the data, atmospheric winds and pressure from the SMHI Regional Atmospheric Model RCA4 was used to drive the CS3 continental shelf model. The data are the resulting simulated sea surface elevations. Five CMIP5 historical simulations were downscaled in this way: EC-EARTH, HadGEM2-ES, MPI-ESM-LR, IPSL-CM5A-MR, CNRM-CM5. The data covers the period 1970 to 2005, and applies to the UK coast.
Global climate model runs from 1900-2100 produced by the Met Office for UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) using the HadGEM3 climate model. The data is available at daily and monthly temporal resolutions on a N216 Gaussian grid which has a 60km resolution over the UK.
Regional climate model runs from the North-West Europe regional climate model runs from 1980-2080 produced by the Met Office for UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18). The data is available at daily and monthly temporal resolutions on a 12km latitude-longitude grid.
Climate model runs at convection-permitting scale for the UK for three time slices (1981-2000, 2021-2040, 2061-2080) produced by the Met Office for UK Climate Projections. The data is available on a 2.2km grid on a rotated pole at various temporal resolutions: hourly (for some variables), 3-hourly (for some variables), daily and longer averages. Additionally, the data has been regridded onto a 5km grid on the Ordnance Survey's British National Grid. Note that these data were updated during summer 2021, after the correction of a coding error relating to graupel. Full details can be found on the Met Office website, on the Project News page: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/approach/collaboration/ukcp/ukcp18-project-news/index. The previous version of the data will be retained on CEDA for twelve months until 21st July 2022.
UK-scale data from regional climate model for the UK from North-West Europe regional climate model runs from 1980-2080 produced by the Met Office for UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18). The data is available at various temporal resolutions: daily, monthly, seasonal and annual and various spatial resolutions: on a 12km OSGB grid, for major UK river catchments and each of the countries of the United Kingdom.
Historical and future simulations of sea surface elevation for UK waters for 1970-2100 produced by the Met Office for UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP2018). The data is available at hourly temporal resolution.
European circulation indices calculated from the UKCP Global (60km) climate projections from 1900-2100 under RCP8.5 produced by the Met Office in 2018. These indices represent large scale circulation variability and they include: (i) the daily latitude and strength of the Atlantic Jet Stream; (ii) the daily ‘weather type’ (1-8 or 1-30) which is based on a classification scheme for the daily large scale synoptic situation; (iii) the average winter Atlantic pressure gradient between Iceland and Gibraltar representing the winter North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO). The indices are available for each member in the set of 28 global projections, which is a combination of 15 coupled model simulations produced by the Met Office Hadley Centre, and 13 coupled simulations from CMIP5 contributed by different climate modelling centres. The indices included are either daily or monthly. Although they are based on data from the global runs on an N216 (60km) grid, these indices have a single value per timestep and have no latitude-longitude dimension.