Observed changes in warm spells indices 1976-2009 (in days per decade)
Created 12 Nov 2009
Published 09 Aug 2010
Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:37 AM
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Warm spell duration index is defined as a period of six consecutive days with the mean daily temperature exceeding 90th percentile of the baseline temperature (average daily temperature the 1961-1990 period).
The circle size depicts the magnitude of change per decade.
Geographical coverage note: Europe
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report
The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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