Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland

Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland – Plate 2.8

The present plate describes typical weather types in the European Alps and the distribution of precipitation that results from them. In addition, it illustrates variations in the frequency of weather types between one season and another and between one year and another, as well as of the relationship between prevailing weather types and spatial distribution of air pressure and temperature over continental Europe.

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Plate of the Atlas as pdf (33634kb)
Explanatory text (taken without changes from the Hydrological Atlas)

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