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Country meta data

  GREECE


Availability of station meta data

Out of 30 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 5 stations have a description of land use

- 5 stations have a specified soil type

- 5 stations have 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 GREECE can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Maria Michelaraki

Hellenic National Meteorological Service

Athens, Greece

58 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

28 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

6 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

4 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

3 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

9 Jan 1990

   Florina

-21.4

°C

Highest minimum temperature

26 Jun 1982

   Kythira

32.6

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

21 Dec 2001

   Florina

-13.0

°C

Highest maximum temperature

19 Jul 1973

   Lamia

46.5

°C

Highest precipitation amount

24 Sep 1986

   Ierapetra

246.6

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

0 / 1

1901-2016

1 / 1

0 / 1

1951-1978

4 / 5

24 / 24

4 / 5

9 / 21

4 / 5

1951-2016

2 / 5

16 / 21

2 / 5

5 / 17

3 / 4

1979-2016

2 / 3

1 / 1

Extreme events affecting GREECE

- 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