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José Miguel Vicencio Veloso

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.147
Phone +49 (0)221 470-6112
Mail jvicenc1SpamProtectionuni-koeln.de


Research topics

  • Extreme weather events
  • Atmospheric water vapor
  • Subseasonal and seasonal (S2S) forecast
  • Dynamic and synoptic meteorology

CRC 1211: Earth - Evolution at the dry limit


2018-2020 Master Degree in Meteorology and Climatology, Universidad de Chile, Chile

2009-2014 Bachelor degree and professional title of Meteorologist, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile



2014-2021 Meteorologist at the Chilean Weather Service (Dirección Meteorológica de Chile)



Personal Blog




  • Vicencio Veloso, J., Böhm, C., Schween, J. H., Löhnert, U., & Crewell, S.,2024: The overlooked role of westerly moisture as a source of summer rainfall in the hyperarid Atacama Desert. ESS Open Archive (Preprint), 10.22541/essoar.171322686.60605286/v1
  • Vicencio Veloso, J., Böhm, C., Schween, J. H., Löhnert, U., & Crewell, S., 2024: A comparative study of the atmospheric water vapor in the Atacama and Namib Desert. Global and Planetary Change232, 104320, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2023.104320
  • Bastías-Curivil, C., R. Rondanelli, J. Vicencio Veloso, F. Matus, V. Caballero, F. Munoz, J. Barraza, D. Campos, R. Valenzuela, and A. de la Maza. 2024. Tornadoes and Waterspouts in Chile / Tornados y Trombas en Chile, Figshare databasehttps://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.25119566.v3
  • Vicencio Veloso, J., 2022: Analysis of an extreme precipitation event in the Atacama desert in January 2020 and its relationship to humidity advection along the Southeast Pacific. Atmósfera, 35(3), 421–448, https://doi.org/10.20937/ATM.52911
  • Garreaud, R. D., K. Clem, and J. Vicenco Veloso, 2021: The South Pacific Pressure Trend Dipole and the Southern Blob. J. Climate,  34, 7661–7676, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0886.1
  • Vicencio Veloso, J., and Coauthors, 2021: The Chilean Tornado Outbreak of May 2019: Synoptic, Mesoscale, and Historical Contexts. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 102, E611–E634, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0218.1.               
  • Li, T., and Coauthors, 2020: Regional Climates. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101, S321–S420, https://doi.org/10.1175/2020BAMSStateoftheClimate_Chapter7.1.
  • Dacre, H. F., B. R. Crawford, A. J. Charlton-Perez, G. Lopez-Saldana, G. H. Griffiths, and J. Vicencio Veloso, 2018: Chilean Wildfires: Probabilistic Prediction, Emergency Response, and Public Communication. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99, 2259–2274, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0111.1
  • Vicencio Veloso, J., C. Cortés, and J. Crespo, 2017: Informe Especial: Verano en Chile, Direcciòn Meteorologica de Chile, http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.13024.00006
  • Barrett, B. S., D. A. Campos, J. Vicencio Veloso, and R. Rondanelli, 2016: Extreme temperature and precipitation events in March 2015 in central and northern Chile, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 4563–4580, doi:10.1002/2016JD024835