Climate assessments


Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in autumn 2020

Anomalies of the mean air temperature for autumn 2020 with respect to the normal 1981-2010 are in the range from 0.1 °C (Pazin) to 1.4 °C (Osijek, Bjelovar, Dubrovnik). At all stations, the air temperature was higher than the multi-annual average.

According to the percecntile ranks and classification ratings, thermal conditions in Croatia for autumn 2020 are described by the following categories: normal (southwestern part of central Croatia and neighboring part of mountainous Croatia, Istria, part of Lika, part of northern Dalmatian hinterland), warm (eastern and most of central Croatia, parts of mountainous Croatia, Kvarner, most of northern Dalmatia, central Dalmatia, most of southern Dalmatia) and very warm (surroundings of Osijek, Zavižan, Split-Marjan, Lastovo and the south of southern Dalmatia).

Precipitation amounts for Croatia in autumn 2020

The anomalies of the precipitation amount in autumn 2020 compared to the normal 1981-2010 were in the range from 56% of the multi-annual average in Lastovo, with 117.2 mm of precipitation, to 185% at the Rab station (738.4 mm). Analysis of the anomalies of precipitation amounts for autumn 2020, expressed as a percentage (%) of the multi-annual average, shows that precipitation amounts were below the average at one third of the analyzed stations, and at the rest of the stations above the multi-annual average.

Precipitation conditions in Croatia in the autumn of 2020, expressed in percentiles, were normal in most parts of the territory, but also dry to very wet in parts of the territory. Rainfall conditions are described in more detail in the following categories: dry (east of continental Croatia, part of the coast of central Dalmatia, southern Dalmatia), normal (most of the territory), wet (northwest of central Croatia, part of mountainous Croatia, part of Kvarner, northern Dalmatia and hinterland) and very wet (surroundings of Senj, part of Krk and Rab).