Climate Indicators

 

 

Pressure

500z

THA

EP1
EZ1

THD

EP2
ez3

TLA

EP3
ez3

TLD

EP4
ez4

AHA

EP5
ep5

AHD

EP6
ez6

ALA

EP7
ez7

ALD

EP8
ez8

DHA

EP9
ez9

DHD

EP10
e10

DLA

EP11
ez12

DLD

EP12
ez12

D20

EP13
ep13

D22.5

ep14
ez14

D25

ep15
ez15

XHD

   

XHE

ep17
ez17

XCD

   

XCE

ep19
ez19

 

 

Variable

High/Low

Type

Abb.

Description

Temperature

high

Absolute

THA

2m temperatures >95th percentile

Deseasonalized

THD

2m temperatures seasonal curve of the >95th percentile

low

Absolute

TLA

2m temperatures <5th percentile

Deseasonalized

TLD

2m temperatures seasonal curve of the <5th percentile

Apparent Temperature

high

Absolute

AHA

2m apparent temperatures >95th percentile

Deseasonalized

AHD

2m apparent temperatures seasonal curve of the >95th percentile

low

Absolute

ALA

2m apparent temperatures <5th percentile

Deseasonalized

ALD

2m apparent temperatures seasonal curve of the <5th percentile

Dew points

high

Absolute

DHA

2m dew points >95th percentile

Deseasonalized

DHD

2m dew points seasonal curve of the >95th percentile

low

Absolute

DLA

2m dew points <5th percentile

Deseasonalized

DLD

2m dew points seasonal curve of the <5th percentile

20

D20

2m dew points >20C

22.5

D22.5

2m dew points >22.5C

25

D25

2m dew points >25C

Excess Temperature

heat

day

XHD

Excess Heat Day (Nairn & Fawcett, 2014)

event

XHE

Excess Heat Event (Nairn & Fawcett, 2014)

cold

day

XCD

Excess Cold Day (Sheridan & Lee, 2018)

event

XCE

Excess Cold Event (Sheridan & Lee, 2018)