Spatial and Temporal Variations of Climate in Europe


Temperature series of the original individual measurements of the minimum and maximum daily temperatures from 24 stations located in different regions of Europe are considered with the objective of studying the stability or the variability of the “climate” in time and space. The patterns of the temperature statistics, the shapes of probability density functions, in particular, at different places and times allow comparisons based on the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, the Shannon entropy, and cluster analysis, used separately or in combination for the purposes of quantitative climate classification.

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V. Kossobokov, J. Le Mou?l and C. Allègre, "Spatial and Temporal Variations of Climate in Europe," Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 568-581. doi: 10.4236/acs.2012.24052.

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