Research Interests

  • extreme weather (e.g. heavy precipitation, floods)
  • statistical methods, stochastic simulations
  • long term variations and trends of extreme events
  • modelling

Current Projects

Past Projects

  • Extreme weather events under recent climate conditions, focus on heavy precipitation and major floods events. Aon Impact Forcasting.
  • FloRis link

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2018: Research Associate, IMK-TRO, KIT, Germany
  • 2014-2017: PhD Student, KIT, Germany
  • 2013-2014: Research Associate, KIT, Germany
  • 2007-2013: Diploma in Meteorology, KIT, Germany


  • since 2019:Methods of Data Analysis, Practicals (M.Sc)
  • SS 2019: Meteorological practicum 1 (B.Sc.)
  • SS 2012 - SS 2016: Meteorological practicum 1 (B.Sc.)


Recurrence of Drought Events Over Iberia. Part II: Future Changes Using Regional Climate Projections
Moemken, J.; Koerner, B.; Ehmele, F.; Feldmann, H.; Pinto, J. G.
2022. Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 74, 262–279. doi:10.16993/tellusa.52
Adaptation and application of the large LAERTES-EU regional climate model ensemble for modeling hydrological extremes: a pilot study for the Rhine basin
Ehmele, F.; Kautz, L.-A.; Feldmann, H.; He, Y.; Kadlec, M.; Kelemen, F. D.; Lentink, H. S.; Ludwig, P.; Manful, D.; Pinto, J. G.
2022. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 22 (2), 677–692. doi:10.5194/nhess-22-677-2022
Long-term variance of heavy precipitation across central Europe using a large ensemble of regional climate model simulations
Ehmele, F.; Kautz, L.-A.; Feldmann, H.; Pinto, J. G.
2020. Earth System Dynamics, 11 (2), 469–490. doi:10.5194/esd-11-469-2020
Exceptional sequence of severe thunderstorms and related flash floods in May and June 2016 in Germany – Part 1: Meteorological background
Piper, D.; Kunz, M.; Ehmele, F.; Mohr, S.; Mühr, B.; Kron, A.; Daniell, J.
2016. Natural hazards and earth system sciences, 16 (12), 2835–2850. doi:10.5194/nhess-16-2835-2016

Sonstige Publikationen

  • CEDIM FDA Report No. 1: Hochwasser Mitteleuropa, Juni 2021 (Deutschland) link
  • CEDIM FDA Report No. 1: High Water/ Flooding (Southern Germany) May/June 2016 link


Ehmele F (2018): Stochastische Simulation großflächiger, hochwasserrelevanter Niederschlagsereignisse.


Ehmele F (2013): Auswirkungen thermischer und dynamischer Wechselwirkungen benachbarter Inseln auf den konvektiven Niederschlag.