13 datasets found

  • Wind Atlas of Switzerland: Frequency of meteorological icing at 100 metres ab...

    Energy, Geography, Territory and environment

    In Switzerland, the mountain regions (Jura, Alps and Alpine foothills) are the most suitable regions for exploiting wind energy potential. But here, the air temperature during t...

    • GeoTIFF
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  • Phenological observations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Swiss phenology network consists of 170 stations. Some 26 different plant species are observed in order to describe the vegetation development. On the basis of this informat...

    • ZIP
  • Manual snow- and precipitation stations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In addition to its automatic precipitation measurements, MeteoSwiss also operates a manual precipitation monitoring network. Measurements are taken here once a day and transmitt...

    • ZIP
  • Visual meteorological observations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The information on current weather events is supplemented by visual human observations. The atmospheric conditions around the observation site are described in detail. Visual ob...

    • ZIP
  • Stations of the Swiss National Basic Climatological Network

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Swiss National Basic Climatological Network (Swiss NBCN) connects the major ground-based stations within the MeteoSwiss monitoring network. It consists of 29 climate monitor...

    • ZIP
  • Weather stations of the automatic monitoring network

    Geography, Territory and environment

    SwissMetNet, the automatic monitoring network of MeteoSwiss, comprises about 160 automatic monitoring stations. These stations deliver a multitude of current data on the weather...

    • ZIP
  • Weather stations of MeteoSwiss partner networks

    Geography, Territory and environment

    MeteoSwiss works closely with specialist cantonal departments and other institutions which operate their own monitoring networks. This allows for gaps in MeteoSwiss's own networ...

    • ZIP
  • Observations for aviation

    Geography, Territory and environment

    MeteoSwiss is responsible for flight safety from a meteorological perspective and makes an important contribution to aviation safety with its meteorological readings. The high v...

    • ZIP
  • Radio Soundings

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Twice a day, MeteoSwiss carries out radio sounding using sounding balloons for the purpose of measuring key meteorological parameters in the atmosphere at high elevations. Radio...

    • ZIP
  • Stations of the national pollen monitoring network

    Geography, Territory and environment

    MeteoSwiss operates the national pollen monitoring network. This consists of 16 monitoring stations which cover Switzerland's most important climatic and vegetation regions. Add...

    • ZIP
  • Atmosphere stations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    MeteoSwiss monitors the atmosphere and measures its properties and composition. To do so, it uses various instruments and methods, including radio soundings, remote sensing devi...

    • ZIP
  • Weather cameras

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to obtain information on the current weather conditions along Switzerland's main flight paths, MeteoSwiss operates a camera network with around 35 weather cameras (webc...

    • ZIP
  • Swiss temperature mean

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Swiss temperature mean describes the temperature measured on average across the entire area of the country and at the various altitudes of Switzerland. The mean has been ava...

    • TXT