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Country meta data

  SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC


Availability of station meta data

Out of 9 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

- no station has additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

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

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

MEDARE Initiative

WMO / University Rovira i Virgili

Tarragona, Spain

69 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

31 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

15 Jan 2008

   KAMISHLI

-11.3

°C

Highest minimum temperature

12 Jul 2005

   KAMISHLI

34.1

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

3 Jan 1990

   KAMISHLI

-7.1

°C

Highest maximum temperature

28 Jul 2011

   KAMISHLI

48.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

19 Jun 2002

   PALMYRA

270.0

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

1901-1950

1901-2016

1951-1978

1 / 2

1951-2016

0 / 2

1979-2016

Extreme events affecting SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

- 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