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Country meta data

  SLOVAKIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 35 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

- 26 stations have additional remarks

- 5 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Oliver Bochnicek

Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute

Bratislava, Slovakia

71 %

BALTEX project

Helmholtz-Zentrum

Geesthacht, Germany

21 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

5 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

4 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

27 Jan 1954

   Oravska Lesna

-37.1

°C

Highest minimum temperature

29 Jul 2013

   Piestany

27.3

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

1 Feb 1956

   Oravska Lesna

-19.0

°C

Highest maximum temperature

20 Jul 2007

   Hurbanovo

40.3

°C

Highest precipitation amount

18 Jul 1970

   Oravska Lesna

163.2

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

8 / 9

9 / 9

7 / 8

9 / 9

5 / 9

3 / 9

5 / 7

1951-2016

7 / 9

9 / 9

7 / 8

8 / 9

4 / 9

3 / 9

1 / 8

1979-2016

8 / 9

9 / 9

8 / 8

8 / 9

5 / 9

4 / 9

4 / 8

Extreme events affecting SLOVAKIA

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 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