Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology

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The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology (JAMC) (ISSN: 1558-8424; eISSN: 1558-8432) publishes applied research on meteorology and climatology. Examples of meteorological research include topics such as weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, physical meteorology, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, mountain meteorology, and applied meteorological numerical models. Examples of climatological research include the use of climate information in impact assessments, dynamical and statistical downscaling, seasonal climate forecast applications and verification, climate risk and vulnerability, development of climate monitoring tools, and urban and local climates.

2022 Impact Factor: 3.01

Submission Types

  • Articles: Up to 7500 words, including the body text, acknowledgments, and appendixes. The word limit does not include the title page, abstract, references, captions, tables, and figures. If a submission exceeds the word limit, the author must provide a justification for the length of the manuscript and request the Chief Editor’s approval of the overage. This request may be uploaded in a document with the "Cover Letter" item type or entered in the comment field in the submission system.
  • Reviews: Synthesis of previously published literature that may address successes, failures, and limitations. Requires Review Proposal. For more information, see Review Articles.
  • Comment and Reply Exchange: Comments are written in response to a published article and should be submitted within 2 years of the publication date of the original article (although the editor can waive this limit in extenuating circumstances). The author of the original article has the opportunity to write a Reply. These exchanges are published together. 
  • Corrigenda: The corrigendum article type is available for authors to address errors discovered in already published articles. For more information, see Corrigenda.

Editors and Staff Contacts

Chief Editor

Steve (Qi) Hu, University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Stephan F. J. De Wekker, University of Virginia

Victor Gensini, Northern Illinois University

April Hiscox, University of South Carolina

Katherine Klink, University of Minnesota

Wen-Chau Lee, National Center for Atmospheric Research

John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University

Dev Niyogi, Purdue University and University of Texas at Austin

Steven Quiring, The Ohio State University

Associate Editors

David Bodine, University of Oklahoma

Gert-Jan Duine, University of California Santa Barbara

Guoqing Ge, CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder and NOAA/Global Systems Laboratory

Cameron Lee, Kent State University

Zhi Li, University of Oklahoma/p>

Xiaomao Lin, Kansas State University

Krishna Kishore Osuri, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

Craig Ramseyer, Virginia Tech

Scott Robeson, Indiana University Bloomington

Sergio Vicente-Serrano, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Shanshui Yuan, Hohai University (China)

Xiang Zhang, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)

Shiyuan Zhong, Michigan State University

Peer Review Support Staff

Erin Gumbel, Assistant to Steve (Qi) Hu

DJ Arruda, Assistant to April Hiscox and Steven Quiring

Hayley Charney, Assistant to Katherine Klink, Wen-Chau Lee, and Dev Niyogi

Jane Foley, Assistant to Stephan F. J. De Wekker

Andrea Herbst, Assistant to John Nielsen-Gammon

Robbie Matlock, Assistant to Victor Gensini

Production Staff

Mike Friedman, Associate Director - Publishing Technology
Mark E. Fernau, Lead Technical Editor
Jessica A. LaPointe, Lead Copy Editor
Abby Woodward, Author Submission Support

1 2022 Journal Impact Factors by Clarivate Analytics; Meteorology and Atmospheric Science category.