Climate assessments


Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in September 2020

The anomalies of the mean air temperature in September 2020 with respect to the normal 1981-2010 were within the range from 0.6 °C (Karlovac) to 2.4 °C (Gradište). With the exception of Daruvar and Karlovac, at all other 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 September 2020 are described with the following categories: normal (Daruvar and Karlovac), warm (most of eastern Croatia, central Croatia except the wider Karlovac area, mountainous Croatia, northern Croatian coast except Rijeka region, Rab and Lošinj, a part of northern Dalmatia with the hinterland from Šibenik to Knin, Komiža) and very warm (southeastern Slavonia, almost the entire southern Croatian coast except for the previously mentioned stretch from Knin to Šibenik and Komiža).

Precipitation amounts for Croatia in September 2020

Precipitation anomalies expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average were in September 2020 within the range from 34 % in Gradište (with precipitation amount of 21.3 mm) to 187 % in Hvar (108.3 mm). The analysis of precipitation anomalies in September 2020, expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average, shows that the precipitation amounts at eight stations were below, while at most of the analysed stations they were above the multi-annual average.

Precipitation conditions in Croatia in September 2020, expressed in percentiles, were normal in most parts of the territory. They are described in more detail in the following categories: dry (southeastern Slavonia), normal (almost all of eastern Croatia, central Croatia, most of mountainous Croatia, parts of middle and southern Dalmatia) and wet (northern Croatian coast, part of mountainous Croatia with northern Velebit and Lika, northern Dalmatia with hinterland except Zadar area, parts of Brač and Hvar, Vis, Ploče area, Dubrovnik area).