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Country meta data

  ISRAEL


Availability of station meta data

Out of 31 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

- 25 stations have additional remarks

- 3 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Avner Furshpan

Israel Meteorological Service

Bet Dagan, Israel

96 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

4 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

15 Dec 2013

   Merom Golan Picman

-13.6

°C

Highest minimum temperature

9 Sep 2015

   Sedom

36.5

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

6 Feb 1950

   Har Kenaan

-3.1

°C

Highest maximum temperature

2 Aug 2015

   Gilgal

49.3

°C

Highest precipitation amount

3 Dec 1944

   En Hahoresh

141.0

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

2 / 2

1901-2016

2 / 5

1951-1978

17 / 18

4 / 10

1951-2016

19 / 20

2 / 12

1979-2016

24 / 24

9 / 21

Extreme events affecting ISRAEL

- 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