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Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in May 2017
Average monthly air temperatures at the all stations considered for May 2017 were above the multi-annual average (1961 - 1990). Corresponding air temperature anomalies were within the range from 0.7°C to 2.2°C.

Table 1. Comparison of absolute maximum air temperatures for May 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 May Date in available data series when absolute maximum recorded
(* incomplete data series)
Absolute maximum (°C) for May 2017 Date in May 2017 when absolute maximum recorded

Dubrovnik

1961

32.9

29 May 2003*

28.7

16 May

Senj

1948

33.6

25 May 2009*

28.9

28 May

Šibenik

1949

34.0

29 May 2008

29.2

27 May

Slavonski Brod

1963

35.2

12 May 1968

30.1

31 May

Knin

1949

34.2

25 May 2009

28.4

31 May

Rijeka

1948

33.7

25 May 2009

27.6

28 May

Karlovac

1949

33.8

27 May 1958

30.6

31 May

Osijek

1899

36.0

12 May 1968*

30.6

31 May

Hvar

1858

33.0

15 May 1945*

29.8

16 May

Pazin

1961

33.7

25 May 2009

28.4

30 May

Split - Marjan

1948

33.2

26 May 1953

28.6

28 May

Ogulin

1949

32.4

27 May 1958

29.9

31 May

Komi┼ża

1981

31.8

29 May 2005

27.9

31 May

Sisak

1949

34.3

28 May 2008

30.3

31 May

Daruvar

1978

33.5

15 May 1983

30.5

31 May

Mali Lošinj

1961

34.5

25 May 2009

27.5

28 and 29 May

Poreč

1981

32.8

29 May 2008*

28.9

31 May

Zagreb - Maksimir

1949

33.7

27 May 2008

30.5

31 May

Bjelovar

1949

34.1

8 May 2003

30.6

31 May

Zagreb - Grič

1861

33.4

27 May 2008*

30.4

30 and 31 May

Varaždin

1949

33.2

27 May 2008

29.7

31 May

Gospić

1872

31.6

25 May 2009*

26.7

30 and 31 May

Lastovo

1948

32.3

29 May 2005*

27.6

16 May

Zadar

1961

32.0

30 May 2003

28.5

27 May

Parg

1950

28.3

26 May 2009*

25.1

30 May

Puntijarka

1981

26.9

27 May 2008

22.8

30 May

Zavižan

1953

23.1

25 May 2009*

18.6

29 May

Absolute maximum air temperature anomalies for May 2017 were mainly above the corresponding average (1961 - 1990) and were within the range from -0.4°C to 3.6°C. A comparison with the avaiable data series of analized stations reveals that in May 2017 there were no maximum temperatures which exceeded absolute maximum on record (Table 1).

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for May 2017 dominantly fall into the warm category with the part of the Northern and Middle Adriatic, wider areas of Parg and Zagreb fall into the very warm category. Part of Eastern Croatia and an area in the Middle Adriatic fall into the normal category.


Precipitation amounts for Croatia in May 2017

An analysis of the precipitation amounts for May 2017 expressed as percentages (%) of 1961 - 1990 average, reveals that these precipitation amounts were mainly below the average. A comparison with the multi-annual average reveals that corresponding precipitation amounts for May 2017 were within the range from 41% to 239% of the mentioned average for this month.

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, the precipitation amounts for May 2017 have been described by the following categories: very wet (an area in Eastern Croatia), dry (wider areas of Gospić, Knin, Parg, Zagreb and Daruvar) and normal (the rest of Croatia).

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