Global radiation

Sector Essential climate variable (ECV)
Description Global radiation
Calculation method Title Period Processing Unit Comment
Hourly Hourly The hourly time series from Harmonie-Arome W/m2  
Monthly min Monthly The monthly minimum global radiation W/m2  
Monthly mean Monthly The monthly mean global radiation W/m2  
Monthly max Monthly The monthly maximum global radiation W/m2  
Yearly min  Yearly The yearly minimum global radiation W/m2  
Yearly mean Yearly The yearly mean global radiation W/m2  
Yearly max Yearly The yearly maximum global radiation W/m2  
Mean over period Five years Total mean for the full period W/m2  
Provenance Global radiation is computed by HARMONIE-AROME
Validation The simulations made by HARMONIE-AROME in Urban SIS has been validated against observations in Urban SIS deliverable 5.1, where an overview is given in Table 4. For global  radiation a more extensive analysis have been made in section 4.5.