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Country meta data

  NORWAY


Availability of station meta data

Out of 459 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

- 10 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 NORWAY can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Hans Olav Hygen

Meteorologiske Institutt, Met.No

Oslo, Norway

95 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

4 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

< 1 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

< 1 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

28 Jan 1999

   Karasjok

-51.2

°C

Highest minimum temperature

3 Aug 1969

   Bergen Florida

24.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

28 Jan 1999

   Karasjok

-49.4

°C

Highest maximum temperature

20 Jun 1970

   Nesbyen-Skoglund

35.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

14 Nov 2005

   OPSTVEIT

223.0

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

0 / 2

22 / 36

3 / 3

0 / 2

1901-1950

1 / 3

62 / 70

3 / 3

1 / 4

1901-2016

3 / 7

48 / 76

4 / 4

0 / 6

1951-1978

67 / 80

247 / 253

44 / 44

52 / 86

26 / 68

51 / 65

4 / 4

1951-2016

45 / 71

230 / 258

47 / 47

31 / 84

17 / 66

34 / 66

3 / 3

1979-2016

44 / 68

290 / 307

63 / 63

30 / 94

29 / 90

48 / 75

4 / 4

Extreme events affecting NORWAY

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Snow in Southern Norway, 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