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Extreme value analyses (version 2019)


Access organized by period of analysis appropriate for potential use.

Standard period 1966 - 2015

Examples of use: compare stations or classify observed events. Use this approach when more than one point in space or time is of interest.

Periods of analysis

1966 - 2015 (daily sums): updates every 10 years
1981 onwards (min./hourly sums): yearly updates

Spatial Analyses

Maps of extreme precipitation

Examples of use: compare results or classify observed events at locations at which no measurements are available.

Periods of analysis

1966 - 2015 (daily sums)

Longest period

Examples of use: single, local design. Use this approach in the context of specific, spatially and temporally confined applications.

Period of analysis

From the earliest measurements onwards: yearly updates