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Davenport, F.V., M. Burke and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Contribution of historical precipitation change to United States flood damages, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (4), e2017524118, 2021.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., F.V. Davenport and M. Burke, Historical warming has increased U.S. crop insurance losses, Environmental Research Letters, 16(8), 084025,, 2021.

Diffenbaugh, N.S. and F.V. Davenport, On the impossibility of extreme event thresholds in the absence of global warming, Environmental Research Letters,, 2021.

Johnston, E.C., F.V. Davenport, L. Wang, J.K. Caers, S. Muthukrishnan, M. Burke and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Quantifying the effect of precipitation on landslide hazard in urbanized and non-urbanized areas, Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094038,, 2021.

Goss, M., E.A. Lindgren, A. Sheshadri and N.S. Diffenbaugh,. The Atlantic jet response to stratospheric events a regime perspective. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 126, e2020JD033358,, 2021.

Davenport, F. V. and N.S.  Diffenbaugh, Using machine learning to analyze physical causes of climate change: A case study of U.S. Midwest extreme precipitation, Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL093787,, 2021.


Swain, D.L., D. Singh, D. Touma and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Attributing extreme events to climate change: a new frontier in a warming world, One Earth, 2(6), 522-527, 2020.

Goss, M., D.L. Swain, J. Abatzoglou, A. Sarhadi, C. Kolden, A.P. Williams and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Climate change is increasing the risk of extreme autumn wildfire conditions across California, Environmental Research Letters, 15(9), 094016, 2020.

Batibeniz, F., M. Ashfaq, N.S. Diffenbaugh, K. Key, U.U. Turuncoglu, K.J. Evans and B. Önol, Doubling of U.S. population exposure to climate extremes by 2050, Earth’s Future, 8, e2019EF001421, 2020.

Davenport, F.V., J.E. Herrera‐Estrada, M. Burke, and N.S. Diffenbaugh.  Flood size increases non‐linearly across the western United States in response to lower snow‐precipitation ratios. Water Resources Research, 56, e2019WR025571,, 2020.

Herrera-Estrada, J.E. and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Landfalling Droughts: Global tracking of moisture deficits from the oceans onto land, Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2019WR026877, 2020.

Gonzales, K.R., D.L. Swain, E.A. Barnes and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Moisture‐ versus wind‐dominated flavors of atmospheric rivers, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL090042, 2020.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., C.B. Field, E.A. Appel, I.L. Azevedo, D.D. Baldocchi, M. Burke, J.A. Burney, P. Ciais, S.J. Davis, A.M. Fiore, S.M. Fletcher, T.W. Hertel, D.E. Horton, S.M. Hsiang, R.B. Jackson, X. Jin, M. Levi, D.B. Lobell, G.A. McKinley, F.C. Moore, A. Montgomery, K.C. Nadeau, D.E. Pataki, J.T. Randerson, M. Reichstein, J.L. Schnell, S.I. Seneviratne, D. Singh, A.L. Steiner and G. Wong-Parodi, The COVID-19 lockdowns: a window into the Earth System, Nature Reviews Earth and Environment,, 2020.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., Verification of extreme event attribution: Using out-of-sample observations to assess changes in probabilities of unprecedented events, Science Advances, 6(12), eaay2368, 2020.


Singh, D., M. Bollasina, M. Ting, and N.S. Diffenbaugh. Climate Dynamics, 52(9-10), 6301-6320, 2019.

Diffenbaugh, N.S., and M. Burke. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (20), 9808-9813, 2019.

Gonzales, K.R., D.L. Swain, K.M. Nardi, E.A. Barnes, and N.S. Diffenbaugh. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124., 2019.

Diffenbaugh, N.S. and M. Burke, Reply to Rosen: Temperature–growth relationship is robust, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (33), 16171-16172, 2019.

Philip B Duffy, Christopher B Field, Noah S Diffenbaugh, Scott C Doney, Zoe Dutton, Sherri Goodman, Lisa Heinzerling, Solomon Hsiang, David B Lobell, Loretta J Mickley, Samuel Myers, Susan M Natali, Camille Parmesan, Susan Tierney, A Park Williams. Science 363 (6427), eaat5982, 2019.

Touma, D., S. Stevenson, S.J. Camargo, D.E. Horton and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Variations in the intensity and spatial extent of tropical cyclone precipitation, Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 13992– 14002, 2019.


Goss, M., S. Lee, S.B. Feldstein and N.S. Diffenbaugh, Can ENSO-like convection force an ENSO-like extratropical response on subseasonal timescales?, Journal of Climate, 31 (20), 8339–8349, 2018.