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Country meta data

  ITALY


Availability of station meta data

Out of 378 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 9 stations have a description of land use

- 4 stations have a specified soil type

- 9 stations have a surface cover description

- 61 stations have additional remarks

- 5 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Valentina Pavan

ARPA-SIMC

Bologna, Italy

28 %

MAP project

MeteoSwiss

Zurich, Switzerland

25 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

15 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

12 %

Yuri Brugnara

University of Bern

Bern, Switzerland

5 %

Michel Vuillermoz

Arpa Valle d'Aosta

Saint Christophe, Italy

4 %

Tiziano Colombo

Servizio Meteorologico dell' Aeronautica

Rome, Italy

3 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

3 %

Maurizio Maugeri

Universita degli Studi di Milano

Milano, Italy

2 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

2 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

6 Mar 1971

   Pian Rosa

-34.6

°C

Highest minimum temperature

29 Jul 1983

   San Marino

33.4

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

14 Feb 1956

   Pian Rosa

-28.6

°C

Highest maximum temperature

12 Jul 1962

   Catania/Sigonella

46.7

°C

Highest precipitation amount

6 Nov 1997

   Parazzuolo

294.8

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

5 / 11

2 / 2

0 / 6

1901-1950

15 / 19

2 / 2

0 / 6

1901-2016

7 / 11

2 / 2

0 / 6

1951-1978

0 / 1

249 / 266

2 / 2

30 / 94

1951-2016

0 / 1

145 / 163

1 / 1

15 / 63

1979-2016

0 / 1

82 / 89

4 / 39

Extreme events affecting ITALY

- Floods along Central European rivers, Summer 2002

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Flash floods in Central Europe, Spring 2008

- 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