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Table 2 Extracted 5-year periods and air temperature and precipitation indices based on ETCCDI for the CCLM4-8-17 EC-EARTH simulation at the ecotron location

From: A novel method for assessing climate change impacts in ecotron experiments

  0C(ref value) + 1 C + 1.5 C + 2 C + 3 C + 4 C
  1951–1955 2011–2015 2028–2032 2043–2047 2067–2071 2091–2095
Δ T (C) 8.17 + 1.13 + 1.14 + 1.81 + 3.15 + 4.49
Δ TXx (C) 30.98 + 0.82 + 1.66 + 1.34 + 5.24 + 6.30
Δ TNn (C) 12.73 + 6.75 + 3.34 + 5.94 + 8.27 + 10.21
Δ Frost days 103 − 22 − 14.8 − 36.4 − 59 − 76.2
Δ Summer days 11.4 + 4 + 12.2 + 8.6 + 26.2 + 36.6
Δ GSL (days) 225.6 + 9.6 + 20 + 33.6 + 45.8 + 80
Δ PRCPTOT (mm) 771.09 − 81.32 − 57.2 + 25.12 − 23.14 − 136.05
Δ Rx1day (mm) 14.38 − 0.2 + 0.35 + 1.92 + 2.34 + 0.5
Δ R10mm (days) 14.6 0 − 1 + 3.2 + 3.6 − 1.2
Δ CDD (days) 17.2 + 2.4 + 9.6 + 1.6 + 7.2 + 11.8
Δ CWD (days) 9.6 − 0.2 + 1.2 + 1.4 0 − 1.8
  1. The 0C column gives the absolute reference values. The periods are calculated based on the 30-year averaged global mean air air temperature (GMT) anomaly calculated from EC-EARTH