Journal of Hydrometeorology

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The Journal of Hydrometeorology (JHM) (ISSN: 1525-755X; eISSN: 1525-7541) publishes research on modeling, observing, and forecasting processes related to fluxes and storage of water and energy, including interactions with the boundary layer and lower atmosphere, and processes related to precipitation, radiation, and other meteorological inputs.

2022 Impact Factor: 3.81

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

Viviana Maggioni, George Mason University


Konstantinos M. Andreadis, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mimi Hughes, NOAA/Oceanic and Atmospheric Research/Physical Sciences Laboratory

L. Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Matthew Rodell, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Jackson Tan, University of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Yu Zhang, University of Texas at Arlington

Associate Editors

Ali S. Akanda, University of Rhode Island

Ali Behrangi, The University of Arizona

Tim Bellerby, University of Hull

Sylvain Biancamaria, Université de Toulouse, LEGOS (CNES/CNRS/IRD/UT3), Toulouse, France

Michael Bosilovich, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Noah Brauer, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, NOAA/NWS Weather Prediction Center

Xiaodong Chen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Gabriëlle De Lannoy, KU Leuven

Stephen J. Déry, University of Northern British Columbia

Michael Durand, The Ohio State University

Ardeshir Ebtehaj, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Andrew F. Feldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Maryland ESSIC

Renato Frasson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Stephen Good, Oregon State University

Ethan Gutmann, National Center for Atmospheric Research

George J. Huffman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 

Jiming Jin, Yangtze University

Pierre Kirstetter, University of Oklahoma and NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory

Mukesh Kumar, University of Alabama

Sujay V. Kumar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dongyue Li, University of California Los Angeles

Lifeng Luo, Michigan State University

Kaighin A. McColl, Harvard University

Daniel J. McEvoy, Desert Research Institute, Western Regional Climate Center

Veljko Petković, ESSIC/University of Maryland 

Youcun Qi, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Rafael Rosolem, University of Bristol

Shraddhanand Shukla, University of California, Santa Barbara

Susan Steele-Dunne, Delft University of Technology

Qiuhong Tang, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Natthachet Tangdamrongsub, Asian Institute of Technology

Ali Tokay, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Remko Uijlenhoet, Delft University of Technology

Guiling Wang, University of Connecticut

Dominik Wisser, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Huan Wu, Sun Yat-sen University

Bin Yong, Hohai University

Yalei You, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Benjamin Zaitchik, Johns Hopkins University

Peer Review Support Staff

Erin Gumbel, Assistant to Viviana Maggioni and Mimi Hughes

DJ Arruda, Assistant to Matthew Rodell

Hayley Charney, Assistant to Konstantinos M. Andreadis

Colleen Gaffney, Assistant to L. Ruby Leung and Jackson Tan

Robbie Matlock, Assistant to Yu Zhang

Production Staff

Please see the AMS Publications Staff contacts page for Production staff information.

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