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Country meta data

  BULGARIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 14 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 12 stations have a description of land use

- 12 stations have a specified soil type

- 11 stations have a surface cover description

- no station has additional remarks

- 12 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Tania Marinova

National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology

Sofia, Bulgaria

94 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

6 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

8 Jan 1947

   Kneja

-35.5

°C

Highest minimum temperature

6 Jul 2000

   Sliven

28.6

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

8 Jan 1947

   Kneja

-19.2

°C

Highest maximum temperature

4 Jul 2000

   Vidin

43.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

18 Jun 1941

   Obraszov-Chiflik

170.0

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

1901-1950

1901-2016

1951-1978

2 / 3

3 / 3

2 / 3

1 / 3

3 / 3

2 / 3

1951-2016

2 / 3

2 / 3

1 / 1

0 / 3

1 / 3

1 / 2

1979-2016

7 / 9

9 / 9

7 / 8

4 / 9

8 / 9

4 / 6

Extreme events affecting BULGARIA

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Extreme cold in Russia, Winter 2006

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

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