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Country meta data

  BELARUS


Availability of station meta data

Out of 99 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- no station has a description of land use

- no station has a specified soil type

- no station has a surface cover description

- 51 stations have additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

49 %

BALTEX project

Helmholtz-Zentrum

Geesthacht, Germany

30 %

Vyacheslav Razuvaev

Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

Obninsk, Russian federation

8 %

Olga Zolina

Meteorologisches Institut der Universitaet Bonn

Bonn, Germany

6 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

5 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

2 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

17 Jan 1940

   Minsk

-39.1

°C

Highest minimum temperature

2 Aug 2017

   Brest

23.1

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

24 Jan 1969

   Minsk

-32.4

°C

Highest maximum temperature

10 Aug 1994

   KOSTUKOVICI

39.3

°C

Highest precipitation amount

22 Feb 2010

   GOMEL

201.0

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

1 / 1

1901-2016

5 / 5

0 / 1

1951-1978

18 / 20

3 / 3

1951-2016

28 / 30

0 / 3

1979-2016

34 / 34

0 / 2

Extreme events affecting BELARUS

- 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

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