AIR TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES FOR CROATIA IN SPRING 2018.
Throughout Croatia the average spring air temperature (March, April, May 2018) excedeed the multi-annual average (1961 – 1990). Corresponding air temperature anomalies for spring 2018 were within the range from 1.8 °C to 2.8 °C.
According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for spring 2018 dominantly fall under the extremely warm category with the part of Eastern Croatia and the wider areas of the towns of Ogulin and Knin fall under the very warm category.
An analysis of precipitation amounts for spring 2018 expressed as percentages (%) of 1961 –1990 average, shows that these precipitation amounts were mainly above the multi-annual average for this season. Corresponding precipitation amounts for spring 2018 were within the range of 64%-177% of the mentioned average.
According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, precipitation amounts for spring 2018 have been described by the following categories: very dry (wider area of the town of Ogulin), wet (wider area of the town of Sisak and part of the Northern and Middle Adriatic), very wet (wider areas of the towns of Gospić and Zadar), extremaly wet (part of the Northern Adriatic and the wider area of the town of Knin) and normal (the rest of Croatia).