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Climate data from CH2018 scenarios

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Description Climate data from CH2018 scenarios: temperature, heating and cooling degree days for 1981-2099
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Individual data files (csv, xlsx)
temperature_weather.csv (33 kB)
temperature_climate.csv (22 kB)
HDD.csv (13 kB)
CDD.csv (11 kB)
Meta data README.md
datapackage.json
Sources M. Berger, J. Worlitschek, The link between climate and thermal energy demand on national level: A case study on Switzerland, Energy and buildings, 202: 294-301, 109372. | M. Berger, J. Worlitschek, A novel approach for estimating residential space heating demand, Energy, 159: 294-301, 2018. | CH2018 – CH2018 – Climate Scenarios for Switzerland, Technical Report, National Centre for Climate Services, Zurich
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Field documentation

Annual mean temperature, weather, mean value for Switzerland, Population-weighted (temperature weather.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
year number Year 1981-2099
RCP2.6_min number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP2.6 scenario: Min value
RCP2.6_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP2.6 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP2.6_median number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP2.6 scenario: Median
RCP2.6_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP2.6 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP2.6_max number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP2.6 scenario: Max value
RCP4.5_min number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP4.5 scenario: Min value
RCP4.5_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP4.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP4.5_median number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP4.5 scenario: Median
RCP4.5_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP4.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP4.5_max number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP4.5 scenario: Max value
RCP8.5_min number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP8.5 scenario: Min value
RCP8.5_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP8.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP8.5_median number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP8.5 scenario: Median
RCP8.5_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP8.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP8.5_max number Annual mean temperature (weather) in RCP8.5 scenario: Max value

Annual mean temperature, climate, mean value for Switzerland, Population-weighted (temperature climate.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
year number Year 1981-2099
RCP2.6_min number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP2.6 scenario: Min value
RCP2.6_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP2.6 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP2.6_median number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP2.6 scenario: Median
RCP2.6_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP2.6 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP2.6_max number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP2.6 scenario: Max value
RCP4.5_min number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP4.5 scenario: Min value
RCP4.5_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP4.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP4.5_median number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP4.5 scenario: Median
RCP4.5_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP4.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP4.5_max number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP4.5 scenario: Max value
RCP8.5_min number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP8.5 scenario: Min value
RCP8.5_1stquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP8.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP8.5_median number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP8.5 scenario: Median
RCP8.5_3rdquartil number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP8.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP8.5_max number Annual mean temperature (climate) in RCP8.5 scenario: Max value

Annual heating degree days mean value for Switzerland, Population-weighted (HDD.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
year number Year 1981-2099
RCP2.6_min number Annual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Min value
RCP2.6_1stquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP2.6_median number Annual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Median
RCP2.6_3rdquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP2.6_max number Annual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Max value
RCP4.5_min number Annual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Min value
RCP4.5_1stquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP4.5_median number Annual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Median
RCP4.5_3rdquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP4.5_max number Annual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Max value
RCP8.5_min number Annual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Min value
RCP8.5_1stquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP8.5_median number Annual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Median
RCP8.5_3rdquartil number Annual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP8.5_max number Annual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Max value

Annual cooling degree days mean value for Switzerland, Population-weighted (CDD.csv)

Field Name Type (Format) Description
year number Year 1981-2099
RCP2.6_min number Annual cooling degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Min value
RCP2.6_1stquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP2.6_median number Annual cooling degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Median
RCP2.6_3rdquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP2.6_max number Annual cooling degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Max value
RCP4.5_min number Annual cooling degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Min value
RCP4.5_1stquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP4.5_median number Annual cooling degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Median
RCP4.5_3rdquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP4.5_max number Annual cooling degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Max value
RCP8.5_min number Annual cooling degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Min value
RCP8.5_1stquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: 1st quartile value
RCP8.5_median number Annual cooling degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Median
RCP8.5_3rdquartil number Annual cooling degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: 3rd quartile value
RCP8.5_max number Annual cooling degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Max value
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