Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in 2013.
The average annual air temperature in Croatia for 2013 was above the multi-annual average (1961-1990). Average annual air temperature anomalies were within the range from 0.7°C to 1.6°C.
According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for the year 2013 have been described by dominant category extremely warm with the exception of some areas in Northwestern and Central Croatia which fall under the category very warm.
Precipitation amounts for Croatia in 2013.
An analysis of the annual precipitation amounts for the year 2013 expressed as percentages (%) of 1961-1990 average, shows that these precipitation amounts in Croatia were mainly above the mentioned average with the exception of some areas in Eastern Croatia and Southern Adriatic. A comparison with the multi-annual average reveals that corresponding precipitation amounts for the year 2013 where within the range from 93 to 135% of the mentioned average for this year.
Within the category very wet there are some areas of Northwestern and Central Croatia as well as part of the Northern, Middle and Southern Adriatic with their hinterland while an narrow area in the Northern Adriatic falls under the category extremely wet. On the other hand, part of Central Croatia as well as part of the Northern, Middle and Southern Adriatic with their hinterland fall under the category wet. The remaining part of Croatia is within the category normal.
The average annual air temperature for the Zagreb-Grič Observatory
In addition to the cited, a comparison of the average annual air temperature for the Zagreb-Gric Observatory during the period 1862-2013 indicates that the year 2013 is the twelfth warmest year since the beginning of observations, i.e. since 1862 until nowadays (for the Zagreb-Gric Observatory the average annual air temperature for the year 2013 is 12.9°C). Above cited indicates the fact that the air temperature trend in Croatia is in accordance with the global warming trend with a certain inter-annual fluctuations.
Average annual air temperature for the Zagreb-Grič Observatory during the period 1862-2013.