Contents area

Background information

Examples of use

What is the return period of the 14-15 November 2002 event in the region of Geneva?: How to use the web platform.

Good to know

Information regarding the data used for the extreme value analyses, the available precipitation durations, the range of return periods provided,...

Studies and literature

Selected studies and papers on heavy precipitation in Switzerland and publications on extreme value statistics.

Station information

This page provides metadata for the stations used in the extreme value analyses, and, in particular, the number of years with available data.

Methodological information

Methodological background information and examples on how to interpret the extreme value analyses of the web platform.