Climate assessments


Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in August 2020

The anomalies of the mean air temperature in August 2020 with respect to the normal 1981 - 2010 were within the range from 1.2 °C (Pazin) to 2.4 °C (Gradište). At all stations, the air temperature was significantly higher than the multi-annual average.

According to the percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia in August 2020 are described with the following categories: warm (part of central Croatia, most of mountainous Croatia except Gospić area, northern Croatian coast except Rab, northern Dalmatia and hinterland except around Zadar and Šibenik, part of middle Dalmatian coast and hinterland, Vis) and very warm (eastern and part of central Croatia, Gospić area, Rab, parts of northern Dalmatia around Zadar and Šibenik, middle Dalmatian islands and part of middle Dalmatian coast, southern Dalmatia).

Precipitation amounts for Croatia in August 2020

Precipitation anomalies expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average were in August 2020 within the range from 20% in Komiža (with precipitation amount of 7.7 mm) to 274% in Dubrovnik (146.6 mm). The analysis of precipitation anomalies in August 2020, expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average, shows that the precipitation amounts at approximately half of the analyzed stations were above, and at the rest below the multi-annual average.

Precipitation conditions in Croatia in August 2020, expressed in percentiles, were normal in most parts of the territory. In details, the following categories are present: normal (most of the territory), wet (areas around Osijek and Varaždin, the coast from Ploče to the south, part of Pelješac, Mljet) and very wet (near Dubrovnik).