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Table 2.

List of the 10 indicators selected for this study.a DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00011.t2

LabelName and DefinitionUnit
TXx Maximum (max) of daily maximum temperature: Maximum value of daily maximum temperature (max(TX)) [°C] 
TNn Minimum (min) of daily minimum temperature: Minimum value of daily minimum temperature (min(TN)) [°C] 
FD Frost days: Number of days where the daily minimum temperature is below 0°C (TN < 0°C) [days] 
ID Ice days: Number of days where the daily maximum temperature is below 0°C (TX < 0°C) [days] 
TN10p Cold nights: Percentage of days where the daily minimum temperature is below the 10th percentile (TN < 10th percentile) [%] 
TX90p Warm days: Percentage of days where the daily maximum temperature is above the 90th percentile (TX > 90th percentile) [%] 
PRCPTOT Total wet-day precipitation: Sum of daily precipitation amount [mm] 
RX5day Maximum 5-day precipitation: Maximum consecutive 5-day precipitation amount [mm] 
SDII Simple daily intensity: Daily precipitation intensity with days where PRCPTOT ≥ 1 mm [mm/day] 
CDD Consecutive dry days: Maximum number of consecutive days where PRCPTOT < 1 mm. [days] 
LabelName and DefinitionUnit
TXx Maximum (max) of daily maximum temperature: Maximum value of daily maximum temperature (max(TX)) [°C] 
TNn Minimum (min) of daily minimum temperature: Minimum value of daily minimum temperature (min(TN)) [°C] 
FD Frost days: Number of days where the daily minimum temperature is below 0°C (TN < 0°C) [days] 
ID Ice days: Number of days where the daily maximum temperature is below 0°C (TX < 0°C) [days] 
TN10p Cold nights: Percentage of days where the daily minimum temperature is below the 10th percentile (TN < 10th percentile) [%] 
TX90p Warm days: Percentage of days where the daily maximum temperature is above the 90th percentile (TX > 90th percentile) [%] 
PRCPTOT Total wet-day precipitation: Sum of daily precipitation amount [mm] 
RX5day Maximum 5-day precipitation: Maximum consecutive 5-day precipitation amount [mm] 
SDII Simple daily intensity: Daily precipitation intensity with days where PRCPTOT ≥ 1 mm [mm/day] 
CDD Consecutive dry days: Maximum number of consecutive days where PRCPTOT < 1 mm. [days] 

aIndicators are from the Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices recommended list of 27 indices (Zhang et al., 2011).

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