Table 2: Number of the station observations considered for the average surrounded by the corresponding zones and the correlation coefficient values between the areas averaged daily mean temperatures at 2 m height from model and station observations.

S. NoName of the ZoneNumber of stations (observations) considered for comparisonBIASRMSEStandard deviationCorrelation coefficient

1Zone 170.81054.5437.78290.9439
2Zone 260.49713.7336.71530.9398
3Zone 38 0.2043.50126.38890.9530
4Zone 47 0.2364.06525.68570.8996
5Zone 561.38723.17065.85320.9504
6Zone 671.79214.30786.41880.8987
7Zone 7101.1663.19884.23990.9303
8Zone 8110.82733.87275.15760.9004
9Zone 952.46513.77334.26530.8835
10Zone 108 1.6212.50822.97670.7659
11Zone 11140.63571.88482.52690.7824
12TOTAL890.68362.714.2480.9447