Articles | Volume 14, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1333–1353, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-1333-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1333–1353, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-1333-2021

Research article 22 Feb 2021

Research article | 22 Feb 2021

Validation of pure rotational Raman temperature data from the Raman Lidar for Meteorological Observations (RALMO) at Payerne

Giovanni Martucci et al.

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This article presents a validation of 1.5 years of pure rotational temperature data measured by the Raman lidar RALMO installed at the MeteoSwiss station of Payerne. The statistical results are in terms of bias and standard deviation with respect to two well-established radiosounding systems. The statistics are divided into daytime (bias = 0.28 K, SD = 0.62±0.03 K) and nighttime (bias = 0.29 K, SD = 0.66±0.06 K). The lidar temperature profiles are applied to cloud supersaturation studies.