The annual course series allow the comparison and ranking of current temperature, sunshine and rainfall measurements against their long-term averages (norm values).. The daily temperature, sunshine and precipitation development since the beginning of the respective series of measurements can be illustrated graphically for the stations of the Swiss climatological network. The graphic charts for the current year cover the values of the past twelve months; they are updated daily.
Annual course series
Temperature evolution in Altdorf, 2013/2014
The graphic chart shows the temperature deviation from the average homogenous daily mean of the normal period from 1981-2010. Red bars indicate warmer, blue bars colder days. It becomes apparent at a glance that temperatures were cooler from November to mid-December 2013 than during the long-time average. After that, winter was significantly warmer. The 2013/2014 temperatures can be classified by means of the additionally illustrated standard deviation (dotted line) as well as the highest and lowest measured temperatures (grey values). This clearly shows that the high temperatures in mid-June 2013 were higher than any previously measures values. The average temperature of 10.7 °C, which was higher than normal by 0.9 °C, likewise illustrates that the temperatures were higher during the past twelve months.