Journal article

Emergence of heat extremes attributable to anthropogenic influences

Andrew D King, Mitchell T Black, Seung-Ki Min, Erich M Fischer, Daniel M Mitchell, Luke J Harrington, Sarah E Perkins-Kirkpatrick

Geophysical Research Letters | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Korea Meteorological Administration RD Program

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the reviewer for their constructive feedback and the Editor for handling our submission. We thank Benjamin Henley, David Karoly, and Sophie Lewis for useful discussions. Andrew King and Mitchell Black are supported by the Australian Research Council grant CE110001028. Seung-Ki Min is funded by the Korea Meteorological Administration R&D Program under grant KMIPA 2015-2082. Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick is supported by the Australian Research Council grant DE140100952. We acknowledge the Met Office for providing the Central England Temperature through the HadOBS website ( We acknowledge the E-OBS data set from the EU-FP6 project ENSEMBLES ( and the data providers in the ECA& D project ( We acknowledge the GHCN Gridded V2 data provided by the NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD, Boulder, Colorado, USA, from their website at We acknowledge the support of the NCI facility in Australia. We acknowledge the World Climate Research Programme's Working Group on Coupled Modelling, which is responsible for CMIP, and we thank the climate modeling groups for producing and making available their model output. For CMIP the U.S. Department of Energy's Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison provides coordinating support and led development of software infrastructure in partnership with the Global Organization for Earth System Science Portals.