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Country meta data

  FINLAND


Availability of station meta data

Out of 964 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 FINLAND can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Pauli Jokinen

Finnish Meteorological Institute

Helsinki, Finland

91 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

7 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

< 1 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

28 Jan 1999

   KITTILA POKKA

-51.5

°C

Highest minimum temperature

11 Jan 1986

   SAVONLINNA LENTOASEMA

24.2

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

6 Jan 1985

   SALLA NARUSKAJARVI

-48.5

°C

Highest maximum temperature

29 Jul 2010

   JOENSUU AIRPORT/LIPE

37.2

°C

Highest precipitation amount

4 Jul 1988

   KERIMAKI YLAKUONA

159.4

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

9 / 10

10 / 10

0 / 14

1901-1950

12 / 12

10 / 10

9 / 16

1901-2016

10 / 12

10 / 10

2 / 16

1951-1978

200 / 203

10 / 10

66 / 92

1951-2016

336 / 342

68 / 68

97 / 186

1979-2016

505 / 526

84 / 84

107 / 225

Extreme events affecting FINLAND

- 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