Presented is information on changes in weather and climate extremes, as well as the daily dataset needed to monitor and analyse these extremes. map of participating countries.
Today, ECA&D is receiving data from 59 participants for 62 countries and the ECA dataset contains 33265 series of observations for 12 elements at 7512 meteorological stations throughout Europe and the Mediterranean (see Daily data > Data dictionary). 51% of these series is public, which means downloadable from this website for non-commercial research. Participation to ECA&D is open to anyone maintaining daily station data
ECA&D has been designated as Regional Climate Centre for Climate Data (RCC-CD) in WMO Region VI (Europe and the Middle East).
ECA&D forms the backbone of the climate data node in the Regional Climate Centre (RCC) for WMO Region VI (Europe and the Middle East) since 2010. The data and information products contribute to the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS).