Climate: Average yearly temperature is calculated by averaging the minimum and maximum daily temperatures in the country, averaged for the years 1961-1990, based on gridded climatologies from the Climatic Research Unit.
Data source: Mitchell, T.D., Carter, T.R., Jones, P.D., Hulme, M., New, M., 2003: A Comprehensive Set of High-Resolution Grids of Monthly Climate for Europe and the Globe: the Observed Record (1901-2000) and 16 Scenarios (2001-2100). J. Climate: submitted.
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