Frost days

Sector Infrastructure and transport, Agriculture, Green infrastructure
Description Number of days with daily minimum temperature below 0 °C.
End User Agricultural sector, general public.
Calculation method ID Title Period Statistical processing Unit Threshold Comment
frostdays Frost days yearly Number of days with daily minimum temperature less than 0°C. days    
Provenance Drought is based on temperature computed by the HARMONIE model.
Calculation caveats Spatial representation: S1
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Motivation Number of frost days provides a risk estimate for risk of frost damage to crops.
Validation The simulations made by HARMONIE-AROME in Urban SIS has been validated against observations in Urban SIS deliverable 5.1. In section 4.1.3 the simulation for the number of frost days is compared to observations.
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