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Country meta data

  ESTONIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 117 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- 45 stations have elevation

- 27 stations have a description of land use

- 2 stations have a specified soil type

- 2 stations have a surface cover description

- 115 stations have additional remarks

- 25 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Kaupo Mandla

Estonian Environment Agency

Tallinn, Estonia

50 %

BALTEX project

Helmholtz-Zentrum

Geesthacht, Germany

49 %

Vyacheslav Razuvaev

Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

Obninsk, Russian federation

< 1 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

3 Jan 1941

   Voru

-43.4

°C

Highest minimum temperature

29 Jul 2012

   Voru

24.5

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

10 Jan 1987

   Voru

-33.1

°C

Highest maximum temperature

11 Aug 1992

   Voru

35.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

2 Jul 1988

   Voru

130.8

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

1 / 5

1901-1950

2 / 10

0 / 1

1901-2016

5 / 20

2 / 7

1951-1978

30 / 35

1 / 1

10 / 12

1951-2016

4 / 6

25 / 39

21 / 21

12 / 15

9 / 18

1979-2016

5 / 6

30 / 39

21 / 22

10 / 15

1 / 2

11 / 21

2 / 2

Extreme events affecting ESTONIA

- 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