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Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in December 2019

The average monthly air temperature in December 2019 was above the multi-annual average (1981 - 2010) at the all analyzed stations. Corresponding air temperature anomalies were within the range from 1.5 °C (Komiža) to 3.5 °C (Bjelovar).

Absolute minimum air temperature in December 2019 was above the corresponding average (1981 - 2010) at the all analyzed stations and anomalies were within the range from 0.2 °C to 5.8 °C. A comparison with the available data series of analyzed stations reveals that in December 2019 there were no minimum air temperatures that are below the absolute minimum on record (Table 1)

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for December 2019 have been described by dominant category very warm with the exception of wider areas of towns of Pazin and Ogulin, part of the mountainous region of Croatia (Northern Velebit) as well as part of the Southern Adriatic which fall into the warm category.



Precipitation amounts for Croatia in December 2019

An analysis of the precipitation amounts in December 2019 expressed as percentages (%) of the 1981 - 2010 average shows that these precipitation amounts were mainly above the average. A comparison with the multi-annual average reveals that corresponding precipitation amounts for December 2019 were within the range of 48 % - 231 % of the average for this month.

According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, the precipitation amounts in December 2019 have been described by the following categories: very wet (the wider area of the town of VaraĹľdin and part of the Northern Adriatic), wet (part of Central and Northern Croatia as well as part of the Northern and Middle Adriatic) and normal (the rest of Croatia).