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Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in September 2018

Monthly mean air temperature anomalies for September 2018 where within the range from 0.4 °C to 2.3 °C indicating that September of this year was warmer than multi-annual average (1961 - 1990).

Absolute maximum air temperature in September 2018 were mainly above the corresponding average (1961 - 1990) at the all analyzed stations and anomalies were within the range from -0.9 °C to 2.8 °C. A comparison with the available data series for analyzed stations (Table 1) reveals that in September 2018 there were no maximum air temperatures exceeding the absolute maximum on record.

Absolute minimum air temperature in September 2018 were below the corresponding average (1961 - 1990) at the all analyzed stations and anomalies were within the range from -4.6 °C to -0.8 °C. A comparison with the available data series for analyzed stations (Table 2) reveals that in September 2018 there were minimum air temperatures below the absolute minimum on record for several stations (Daruvar, Puntijarka and ZaviĹľan).

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for September 2018 fall in the following categories: normal (the wider area of the town of Ogulin and Eastern Croatia), very warm (part of the Northern, Middle and Southern Adriatic) and warm (the rest of Croatia).


Precipitation amounts for Croatia in September 2018

An analysis of the precipitation amounts for September 2018 expressed as percentages (%) of 1961 - 1990 average, shows that precipitation amounts were mainly below the mentioned average. A comparison with the multi-annual average reveals that corresponding precipitation amounts for September 2018 were within the range of 4 % - 175 % of the mentioned average for this month.

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, the precipitation amounts for September 2018 have been described by following categories: wet (the wider areas of the towns of VaraĹľdin and Daruvar), dry (the wider area of the town of Slavonski Brod, part of Central Croatia, part of the Northern Adriatic and its hinterland as well as part of the Middle and Southern Adriatic), very dry (part of the Southern Adriatic) and normal (the rest of Croatia).