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Country meta data

  POLAND


Availability of station meta data

Out of 1713 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- 1708 stations have elevation

- 7 stations have a description of land use

- 6 stations have a specified soil type

- 7 stations have a surface cover description

- 1652 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 POLAND 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

88 %

Tomasz Walczykiewicz

Institute of Meteorology and Water Management

Warsaw, Poland

9 %

Tadeusz Niedzwiedz

University of Silesia

Sosnowiec, Poland

1 %

Joanna Wibig

University of Lodz

Lodz, Poland

< 1 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

< 1 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

12 Jan 1950

   Terespol

-35.5

°C

Highest minimum temperature

17 Jul 2010

   Elblag

24.1

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

11 Jan 1950

   Terespol

-26.5

°C

Highest maximum temperature

11 Jul 1959

   Poznan

38.2

°C

Highest precipitation amount

18 Jul 1970

   Stancowa

234.4

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

50 / 50

9 / 14

1951-2016

32 / 32

31 / 31

25 / 36

1979-2016

33 / 33

33 / 33

26 / 33

Extreme events affecting POLAND

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Extreme cold in Russia, Winter 2006

- Mild winter of 2007

- Severe winter storm in Europe: Kyrill, Winter 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Flooding in Poland and Eastern Europe, Spring 2010

- 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