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Climate and climate-related hazards

Datasets UAMV tab
Projected change in the percentage of summer days classified as heatwave days ( between 1951-2000 and 2051-2100) Heat
Number of hot summer days (Tmax over 35°C) per year (1987-2016 average) Heat
Number of combined summer days (Tmax over 30°C) and tropical nights (Tmax over 20°C) per year (1987-2016 average) Heat
Annual number of cooling degree days (1990-2015 average) Heat
Change in the percentage of summer days classified as heatwave days between 1951-2000 and 2051-2100 Heat
Projected number of extreme heatwaves (2020-2052; RCP 8.5; number in 33 years) Heat
Projected number of extreme heatwaves  (2068-2100; RCP 8.5; number in 33 years) Heat
Sea level rise (2081-2100) Sea level rise
Change in the frequency of flooding events under projected sea level rise (RCP 4.5; change between 2010 and 2100; multiplication factor) Sea level rise
Observed trends in maximum annual five-day consecutive precipitation in summer (1960-2015; mm/decade) Pluvial flooding
Observed trends in maximum annual five-day consecutive precipitation in winter (1960-2015; mm/decade) Pluvial flooding
Projected changes in heavy precipitation in winter (from 1971-2000 to 2071-2100; RCP 8.5; %) Pluvial flooding
Observed trends in frequency of meteorological droughts (1950-2012; events/decade) Water scarcity
Change factor of maximum drought (between 1951-2000 and 2051-2100) Water scarcity
Projected trends in drought frequency (RCP 8.5; 2041-2071; months/30-year period) Water scarcity
Projected trends in drought frequency (RCP 8.5; 2071-2100; months/30-year period) Water scarcity
Average forest fire danger (1981 - 2010; seasonal severity rating) Water scarcity
Projected forest fire danger (2071-2100; RCP 4.5; seasonal severity rating) Water scarcity

Exposure of cities to climate-related hazards

Datasets UAMV tab
Urban Heat Island (UHI) intensity (90th percentile) heat
Urban Heat Island (UHI) modelling heat
Land use in urban floodplains river flooding
Population in urban floodplains river flooding
Changes in the 10-year high river flow for European cities with large river basins (ratio between 2051-2100 and 1951-2000 flows) river flooding
Percentage of UMZ potentially exposed to river flooding (1 in 100 years return period; 1961 - 1990) river flooding
Percentage of UMZ potentially exposed to river flooding (1 in 100 years return period; 2071 - 2100) river flooding
Area inundated with 1m sea level rise costal flooding
Area inundated with 2m sea level rise coastal flooding
Percentage of Urban Morphological Zone (UMZ) potentially affected by coastal flooding, assuming a sea level rise of 1m coastal flooding
Water exploitation index at the river basin scale (summer 2015) water scarcity
Areas burnt by wildfires (2000-2017) wildfires
Population affected by forest fires 2000-2018 wildfires
Total area burnt in core cities 2000-2018 wildfires
Climatic suitability values for tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) 2008-2009 (90th percentile) vector-borne diseases
Modelling of climatic suitability for tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) 2008-2009 vector-borne diseases

Physical characteristics of urban areas

Datasets UAMV tab
Urban Atlas 2012  Various
Urban Morphological Zone (2012) Various
Percentage of green space in the urban morphological zone (2012) Heat
Percentage of impervious areas in core city (2015) Pluvial flooding
Percentage of impervious area within Urban Morhological Zone (2015) Pluvial flooding

Socio-economic characteristics of cities

Datasets UAMV tab
Percentage of of people 75 years old or older in the population (2014) heat, social vulnerability
Percentage of lone-pensioner households (2014) heat, social vulnerability
Percentage of unemployed people in working age population (2014) social vulnerability
Percentage of working-age population with higher education (2014) social vulnerability
Percentage of lone-parent households (2014) social vulnerability
Percentage of people born in another country in the population (2014) social vulnerability
Price of domestic water (Euro per cubic meter; various years) water scarcity
Total annual use of water (m3 per capita) water scarcity

Adaptation activities of cities 

Datasets UAMV tab
Adaptation activities of cities (all layers) Adaptation
Cities participating in EU-funded projects on adaptation Adaptation
City adaptation initiatives (2019) Adaptation