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Country meta data

  RUSSIAN FEDERATION


Availability of station meta data

Out of 1083 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- 924 stations have elevation

- 36 stations have a description of land use

- 34 stations have a specified soil type

- 35 stations have a surface cover description

- 350 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 RUSSIAN FEDERATION can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Vyacheslav Razuvaev

Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring

Obninsk, Russian federation

52 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

24 %

Olga Zolina

Meteorologisches Institut der Universitaet Bonn

Bonn, Germany

13 %

BALTEX project

Helmholtz-Zentrum

Geesthacht, Germany

6 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

2 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

2 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

4 May 1999

   STARYJ_OSKOL

-85.5

°C

Highest minimum temperature

26 Jun 1995

   KAMYSCHIN RAILWAY

32.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

27 Jan 1909

   Verhojansk

-63.4

°C

Highest maximum temperature

7 Apr 1940

   AKHTY

46.5

°C

Highest precipitation amount

24 Oct 1946

   Ust-Hairyuzovo

271.0

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

3 / 31

3 / 4

0 / 3

1901-1950

37 / 76

5 / 5

3 / 14

1901-2016

37 / 120

3 / 4

15 / 60

1951-1978

458 / 514

5 / 5

247 / 367

26 / 34

1951-2016

375 / 482

4 / 4

203 / 443

24 / 31

1979-2016

448 / 509

287 / 489

Extreme events affecting RUSSIAN FEDERATION

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Extreme cold in Russia, Winter 2006

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

- Russian heat, drought and fires, Summer 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