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Advances in Science and Research The open-access proceedings of the European Meteorological Society (EMS)

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Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 89-93, 2017
http://www.adv-sci-res.net/14/89/2017/
doi:10.5194/asr-14-89-2017
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24 Apr 2017
Long-range forecasts for the energy market – a case study Otto Hyvärinen et al.
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Finnish Meteorological Institute and Helen Ltd examined the feasibility of long-range forecasts (longer than two weeks) of temperature for needs of the energy sector in Helsinki, Finland. In this study, we examined the quality of Heating degree day (HDD) forecasts. As the forecasts we used UK Met Office seasonal forecasts. The long-range forecasts of monthly HDD showed some skill in Helsinki in winter 2015–2016, up to two months, especially if the very cold January is excluded.
Finnish Meteorological Institute and Helen Ltd examined the feasibility of long-range forecasts...
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