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Country meta data

  TURKEY


Availability of station meta data

Out of 35 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 6 stations have a description of land use

- 6 stations have a specified soil type

- 6 stations have 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 TURKEY can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

38 %

Alper Akcakaya

Turkish State Meteorological Service

Ankara, Turkey

36 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

18 %

GHCND

National Climatic Data Center

Asheville, United states

7 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

28 Dec 2002

   Erzurum

-37.2

°C

Highest minimum temperature

9 Aug 1998

   Silifke

32.5

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

28 Dec 1987

   Erzurum

-22.3

°C

Highest maximum temperature

6 Jul 2000

   Antalya

45.6

°C

Highest precipitation amount

19 Dec 2004

   Finike

256.0

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

0 / 1

1951-1978

8 / 8

7 / 12

1951-2016

8 / 8

1 / 13

1979-2016

0 / 4

Extreme events affecting TURKEY

- 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