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Country meta data

  LUXEMBOURG


Availability of station meta data

Out of 12 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 1 station has a description of land use

- 1 station has a specified soil type

- 1 station has a surface cover description

- 1 station has additional remarks

- 1 station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Laurent Pfister

Centre de Recherche Public Gabriel Lippmann

Belvaux, Luxembourg

40 %

Jacques Zimmer

Meteolux

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

40 %

Marc Christiaens

Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium

Uccle, Belgium

20 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

2 Feb 1956

   Luxembourg Airport

-20.2

°C

Highest minimum temperature

4 Jul 2015

   Luxembourg Airport

23.7

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

1 Feb 1956

   Luxembourg Airport

-13.6

°C

Highest maximum temperature

8 Aug 2003

   Luxembourg Airport

37.9

°C

Highest precipitation amount

18 Jul 1994

   Altrier

81.1

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

1901-1950

1901-2016

1951-1978

11 / 11

1 / 1

1951-2016

9 / 9

0 / 1

1979-2016

1 / 1

1 / 1

Extreme events affecting LUXEMBOURG

- Severe winter storms in Western Europe, Winter 1999

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Snow in Western Europe, Winter 2004

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

- Severe winter storm in Europe: Xynthia, 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