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Country meta data

  SWEDEN


Availability of station meta data

Out of 1800 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- 1798 stations have elevation

- 7 stations have a description of land use

- 7 stations have a specified soil type

- 7 stations have a surface cover description

- 288 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 SWEDEN can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Marcus Flarup

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

Norrkoeping, Sweden

97 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

1 %

Markku Rummukainen

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

Norrkoeping, Sweden

< 1 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

< 1 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

< 1 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

Anders Moberg

Stockholm University

Stockholm, Sweden

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

2 Feb 1966

   LILLVIKEN-ROPARUDDEN

-52.6

°C

Highest minimum temperature

10 Aug 1975

   KULLEN

23.7

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

10 Jan 1987

   STORSJO_KAPELL

-43.1

°C

Highest maximum temperature

9 Jul 1933

   Uppsala

37.4

°C

Highest precipitation amount

18 Jul 2017

   HANO_A

242.0

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 / 8

11 / 14

0 / 8

1901-1950

11 / 11

13 / 14

4 / 11

1901-2016

15 / 19

11 / 14

0 / 19

1951-1978

2 / 3

342 / 361

16 / 16

97 / 189

0 / 2

1951-2016

14 / 26

632 / 726

67 / 69

82 / 267

10 / 15

1979-2016

16 / 35

911 / 976

83 / 85

148 / 344

7 / 22

11 / 15

Extreme events affecting SWEDEN

- 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