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Mean European temperature in 2014 may be highest since 1500
« on: December 17, 2014, 06:07:36 PM »
Based on measurements and forecasts, year temperature for Europe is likely to be 10.5 oC, beating the previous record of 2007 by 0.3 oC.

A large number of European countries have reached a record year in 2014: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, France, Iceland, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Nederland, Norway, Austria,  Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech, United Kingdom and likely Sweden.

http://www.knmi.nl/cms/content/121975/2014_voor_europa_ook_warmste_jaar
http://cib.knmi.nl/mediawiki/index.php/2014_warmest_year_on_record_in_Europe



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2015: second warmest year on record in Europe
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2015, 06:26:56 PM »
2015: second warmest year on record in Europe
http://cib.knmi.nl/mediawiki/index.php/2015:_second_warmest_year_on_record_in_Europe

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The annual temperature for 2015 ranks among the highest temperatures measured in Europe. Last year (2014) was the warmest year on record for Europe, and 2015 comes in second, just above the 2007 value.

Surface air temperatures are measured at an extensive network of stations in Europe. These data are collected and aggregated into a European temperature. The annual mean values in this E-OBS dataset are presented in Figure 1 for the land area between between 35°-75°N and 25°W-45°E (top panel, red and blue bars). The green bar represents data for the year 2015 where the temperature of the last 2 weeks of December has been conservatively estimated using the 1981-2010 climatology for that period.
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Figure 1: Graph of annual (Jan-Dec) averaged daily mean temperature averaged over Europe, with respect to the 1981-2010 climatology.


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Figure 2: Map of anomalous annual mean temperature for 2015, with respect to the 1981-2010 climatology.
« Last Edit: December 25, 2015, 08:29:09 PM by Steven »