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Country meta data

  LITHUANIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 118 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- 109 stations have elevation

- 6 stations have a description of land use

- 6 stations have a specified soil type

- 6 stations have a surface cover description

- 98 stations have additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

BALTEX project

Helmholtz-Zentrum

Geesthacht, Germany

62 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

20 %

Arunas Bukantis

Institute of Geology and Geography

Vilnius, Lithuania

9 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

3 %

Vyacheslav Razuvaev

Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

Obninsk, Russian federation

3 %

Olga Zolina

Meteorologisches Institut der Universitaet Bonn

Bonn, Germany

3 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

10 Jan 1940

   Vilnius

-37.2

°C

Highest minimum temperature

22 Jul 1998

   KIMBARTAY

24.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

31 Jan 1956

   Siauliai

-29.5

°C

Highest maximum temperature

3 Aug 2014

   Klaipeda

36.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

22 Jul 1995

   PANEVEZHIS

179.1

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

0 / 2

1901-1950

2 / 2

1 / 1

0 / 1

1901-2016

3 / 3

1 / 1

0 / 2

1951-1978

8 / 8

1 / 1

3 / 4

1 / 1

1951-2016

8 / 8

2 / 5

1 / 1

1979-2016

10 / 10

3 / 6

Extreme events affecting LITHUANIA

- 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