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Table 3

UTCI equivalent temperature and stress category (Pappenberger et al. 2015)

UTCI (°C) rangeStress category
>46 Extreme heat stress 
38–46 Very strong heat stress 
32–38 Strong heat stress 
26–32 Moderate heat stress 
9–26 No thermal stress 
0–9 Slight cold stress 
0 to −13 Moderate cold stress 
−13 to −27 Strong cold stress 
−27 to −40 Very strong cold stress 
<− 40 Extreme cold stress 
UTCI (°C) rangeStress category
>46 Extreme heat stress 
38–46 Very strong heat stress 
32–38 Strong heat stress 
26–32 Moderate heat stress 
9–26 No thermal stress 
0–9 Slight cold stress 
0 to −13 Moderate cold stress 
−13 to −27 Strong cold stress 
−27 to −40 Very strong cold stress 
<− 40 Extreme cold stress 
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