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  • Station or cluster: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Reference
  • Attribute(s): Cal/val, Research
  • Belongs to cluster: Davos
  • WMO ID (if any): 0-20000-0-06784
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: 46.81296, 9.84349
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 1594
  • Landscape: Valley
  • Year established: 1980
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact:
  • Science contact:
  • Data contact: Dominique Ruffieux
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Davos SwissMetNet AWS (DAV)
Reference CryoNet Station Information

A SwissMetNet station located in the Davos valley. It is located on the site of the Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos / World Radiation Center (PMOD / WRC; http://www.pmodwrc.ch)

OSCAR: The station was originally registered based on WMO Pub 9 Vol A information containing these observation remarks: AGRIMET;AUT;RAD;SNOW;SOILTEMP;SOLRA;SUNDUR (see code table A for explanations). These remarks imply the following additional observations that could not be registered automatically: Radiation measurements; Snow survey; Solar radiation measurements.

Interactive map available here: http://bit.ly/1qEgXRJ

Other Networks to Which This CryoNet Station Belongs

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information


The measurements made at Davos SwissMetNet AWS (DAV) are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency

Atmosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
MetAir temperature1980Continuous
MetHumidity/vapour pressure1980Continuous
MetWind speed and direction1980Continuous
MetAir pressure1980Continuous
MetTotal precipitation1980Continuous
RadiationDownwelling shortwave1980Continuous
RadiationUpwelling shortwave2006Continuous
RadiationDownwelling longwave2006Continuous
RadiationSunshine duration1980Continuous

Measurement Notes and Other Measurements

Category Description or List
SnowSnow depth was measured daily at this location since 1931
Atmosphere- Air temperature @ 5 cm

- Surface temperature

- Soil temperatures (-5, -10, -20 cm)

- Radioactivity

Last updated: 14 January 2018