Improve projections of changes in southern African summer rainfall through comprehensive multi-timescale empirical statistical downscaling

Bastien Dieppois1, Benjamin Pohl2, Jonathan Eden1, Julien Crétat3, Mathieu Rouault4, Noel Keenlyside5 and Mark G New6, (1)Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom, (2)Centre de Recherches de Climatologie, UMR 6282 Biogéosciences, CNRS/Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, (3)LOCEAN, Paris Cedex 05, France, (4)Univ Capetown, Rondebosch, South Africa, (5)Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway, (6)University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa