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Country meta data

  EGYPT


Availability of station meta data

Out of 15 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

- no station has additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

MEDARE Initiative

WMO / University Rovira i Virgili

Tarragona, Spain

50 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

45 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

3 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

2 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

4 Jan 1945

   Siwa

-5.0

°C

Highest minimum temperature

3 May 2009

   Asswan

35.6

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

15 Feb 1934

   Mersa Matruh

4.0

°C

Highest maximum temperature

9 Jun 1961

   Dakhla

50.0

°C

Highest precipitation amount

5 May 2001

   Hurguada

120.9

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

5 / 5

1901-2016

1951-1978

1951-2016

1979-2016

Extreme events affecting EGYPT

- 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