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Table 3

Calculated precipitations end temperature indices

IndicesDefinitionsUnits
pav Mean climatological precipitation mm/year 
pq90 Heavy rainfall threshold: 90th percentile of rain day amounts mm/day 
pn10 mm Number of days with precipitation ≥ 10 mm days 
pn20 mm Number of days with precipitation ≥ 20 mm days 
CDD Longest dry period: maximum number of consecutive dry days (Pday < 1 mm) days 
CWD Longest wet period: maximum number of consecutive wet days (Pday ≥ 1 mm) days 
Tav Mean Tmean °C 
Tnav Mean Tmin °C 
Txav Mean Tmax °C 
TX90p Warm days: percentage of days when TX > 90th percentile days 
TX10p Cool days: percentage of days when TX < 10th percentile days 
WSDI Warm spell duration indicator: annual count of days with at least six consecutive days when TX > 90th percentile days 
IndicesDefinitionsUnits
pav Mean climatological precipitation mm/year 
pq90 Heavy rainfall threshold: 90th percentile of rain day amounts mm/day 
pn10 mm Number of days with precipitation ≥ 10 mm days 
pn20 mm Number of days with precipitation ≥ 20 mm days 
CDD Longest dry period: maximum number of consecutive dry days (Pday < 1 mm) days 
CWD Longest wet period: maximum number of consecutive wet days (Pday ≥ 1 mm) days 
Tav Mean Tmean °C 
Tnav Mean Tmin °C 
Txav Mean Tmax °C 
TX90p Warm days: percentage of days when TX > 90th percentile days 
TX10p Cool days: percentage of days when TX < 10th percentile days 
WSDI Warm spell duration indicator: annual count of days with at least six consecutive days when TX > 90th percentile days 
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