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Country meta data

  AUSTRIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 24 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 6 stations have a description of land use

- no station has a specified soil type

- no station has a surface cover description

- 5 stations have additional remarks

- 9 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

An overview of all available daily series for stations in AUSTRIA can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

30 %

Wolfgang Lipa

Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics

Vienna, Austria

29 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

18 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

16 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

7 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

2 Jan 1905

   Sonnblick

-37.4

°C

Highest minimum temperature

23 Jul 2015

   Wien

25.4

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

14 Feb 1940

   Sonnblick

-33.2

°C

Highest maximum temperature

8 Aug 2013

   Wien

38.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

12 Aug 1959

   FEUERKOGEL

171.1

mm

Homogeneity test results

The table below shows the number of stations classified as either "Useful" or "Doubtful" (left number) in relation to the total number of station series having sufficient data (right number) for segments of the blended series at each station within fixed time periods. A description of the homogeneity tests that have been applied is given in Project Info > ATBD.

Cloud cover

Precipitation

Pressure

Temperature

Humidity

Wind

Sunshine

1851-2016

5 / 6

1 / 6

1901-1950

1 / 2

5 / 6

0 / 6

1 / 2

1 / 2

1901-2016

1 / 2

5 / 6

0 / 6

1 / 2

0 / 2

1951-1978

2 / 2

7 / 7

10 / 17

2 / 2

2 / 2

1951-2016

2 / 2

5 / 6

0 / 7

1 / 2

1 / 2

1979-2016

2 / 2

6 / 6

0 / 7

2 / 2

1 / 2

Extreme events affecting AUSTRIA

- Severe winter storms in Western Europe, Winter 1999

- Floods along Central European rivers, Summer 2002

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

- Central European flooding 2013

Feedback and contact information

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614