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Country meta data

  DENMARK


Availability of station meta data

Out of 27 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

- 10 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 DENMARK can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Claus Kern-Hansen

Danish Meteorological Institute

Copenhagen, Denmark

52 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

23 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

13 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

7 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

5 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

8 Jan 1982

   FSN KARUP

-28.4

°C

Highest minimum temperature

1 Jul 1992

   Koebenhavn

0.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

8 Jan 1982

   FSN KARUP

-17.2

°C

Highest maximum temperature

13 Jul 1941

   Nordby (Fano)

35.0

°C

Highest precipitation amount

8 Jul 1931

   Store Jyndevad

167.5

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

0 / 1

13 / 14

6 / 6

0 / 9

1901-1950

0 / 1

13 / 14

6 / 6

0 / 10

1901-2016

0 / 1

13 / 17

6 / 6

0 / 9

1951-1978

0 / 1

17 / 17

6 / 6

7 / 13

1951-2016

13 / 17

6 / 6

0 / 6

1979-2016

14 / 17

5 / 5

0 / 7

Extreme events affecting DENMARK

- 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