Climate assessments


Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in summer 2020

Anomalies of the mean air temperature for summer 2020 with respect to the normal 1981 - 2010 are in the range from 0.0 °C (Komiža) to 1.2 °C (Gradište and Križevci). At all stations, the air temperature was higher than or equal to the multi-annual average.

According to the percecntile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for summer 2020 are described in the following categories: normal (area around Varaždin and Karlovac, Istria and part of Kvarner, most of middle Dalmatia except areas around Ploče, parts of southern Dalmatia) and warm (eastern and larger part of central Croatia, mountainous Croatia, Kvarner, northern Dalmatia and the hinterland, the area of middle Dalmatia around Ploče, Pelješac and Mljet).

Precipitation amounts for Croatia in summer 2020

The anomalies of the precipitation amount in summer 2020 compared to the normal 1981-2010 are in the range from 35 % of the multi-year average in Hvar (36.9 mm), to 191 % at the Varaždin station (505.7 mm). The analysis of anomalies in precipitation amounts for summer 2020, expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average (1981-2010), shows that precipitation amounts were above the multi-annual average at about half of the stations, and below at the rest of the stations.

Precipitation conditions expressed in percentiles for the summer of 2020 were normal in most parts of the territory, but also very dry to extremely wet in smaller parts of the territory. Precipitation conditions are described in more detail in the following categories: very dry (near Šibenik), dry (south of northern Dalmatia, middle Dalmatia with islands), normal (most of the territory), wet (southeastern Slavonia, northwestern central Croatia, part of Gorski Kotar, Istria, Senj, surroundings of Zadar and Dubrovnik), very wet (wider Varaždin area, surroundings of Parg) and extremely wet (surroundings of Varaždin).