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Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in July 2017
The average monthly air temperature for July 2017 throughout Croatia was above the multi-annual average (1961 - 1990) as indicated by positive anomalies of average monthly air temperature. Corresponding air temperature anomalies were within the range from 1.5°C to 3.7°C.

Table 1. Comparison of absolute maximum air temperatures for July 2017 with available data series. Data are presented for meteorological stations included in the analysis of climate anomalies in Croatia.

Meteorological station Data availability
(years)
Absolute maximum air temperature (°C) on record for July Date in available data series when absolute maximum recorded
(* incomplete data series)
Absolute maximum (°C) for July 2017 Date in July 2017 when absolute maximum recorded

Dubrovnik

1961

36,3

31 July 2013*

37,9

13 July

Senj

1948.

39,7

22 July 2015*

35,0

31 July

Šibenik

1949.

38,2

24 July 1987

35,6

10 July

Slavonski Brod

1963.

39,5

22 July 2007

37,0

10 July

Knin

1949.

40,9

19 July 2007

37,7

10 July

Rijeka

1948.

40,0

19 July 2007

34,0

21 July

Karlovac

1949.

42,4

5 July 1950

36,5

22 July

Osijek

1899.

40,3

1 July 1950*

36,1

10 July

Hvar

1858.

37,5

29 July 1945*

33,5

14 July

Pazin

1961.

38,6

19 July 2007

35,4

9 July

Split - Marjan

1948.

38,6

5 July 1950

36,2

13 July

Ogulin

1949.

39,5

5 July 1950

33,6

9, 22 and 31 July

Komiža

1981.

38,8

24 July 2007

34,6

13 July

Sisak

1949.

39,8

5 July 1950

37,0

10 July

Daruvar

1978.

39,0

20 July 2007

36,6

10 July

Mali Lošinj

1961.

37,2

22 July 2015

34,5

10 July

Poreč

1981.

36,8

30 July 2005*

31,8

24 July

Zagreb - Maksimir

1949.

40,4

5 July 1950

36,1

10 July

Bjelovar

1949.

38,5

20 July 2007

36,2

10 July

Zagreb - Grič

1861.

40,3

5 July 1950*

36,0

10 July

Varaždin

1949.

39,3

5 July 1950

35,9

10 July

Gospić

1872.

38,7

30 July 1947*

33,7

31 July

Lastovo

1948.

38,1

23 July 2007*

34,2

13 July

Zadar

1961.

36,1

22 July 2015

34,9

13 July

Parg

1950.

33,5

27 July 1983*

-

-

Puntijarka

1981.

32,1

20 July 2007

28,5

10 July

Zavižan

1953.

28,3

22 July 2015*

24,1

31 July

Absolute maximum air temperature anomalies for July 2017 were above the corresponding average (1961 - 1990) at the all stations considered and were within the range from 0.3°C to 5.9°C. A comparison with the avaiable data series of analized stations (Table 1) reveals that in July 2017 only in Dubrovnik maximum air temperature (37.9°, 13 July) exceeded the absolute maximum on record (36.3°C, 31 July 2013).

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for July 2017 dominantly fall under the extremely warm category with the exceptions of wider areas of the towns of Pazin, Rijeka and Senj, part of the Middle Adriatic as well as the part of Eastern Croatia which fall under the very warm category.


Precipitation amounts for Croatia in July 2017

An analysis of the precipitation amounts for July 2017 expressed as percentages (%) of 1961 - 1990 average, shows that these precipitation amounts were mainly below the average. A comparison with the multi-annual average reveals that corresponding precipitation amounts for July 2017 were within the range from 0% to 132% of the mentioned average for this month.

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, the precipitation amounts for July 2017 have been described by the following categories: very dry (the wider areas of Pazin and Parg as well as the wider areas of the towns of Karlovac and Ogulin), dry (the wider areas of the towns of Bjelovar and Poreč as well as the part of the Middle and Southern Adriatic and their hinterland) and normal (the rest of Croatia).

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