Air temperature anomalies for Croatia in December 2017
The average monthly air temperature in Croatia in December 2017 was mainly above the multi-annual average (1961 - 1990). Corresponding air temperature anomalies were within the range from -0.8°C to 3.3°C.
Absolute minimum air temperature anomalies in December 2017 were mainly above the corresponding average (1961 - 1990) and were within the range from -0.5°C to 6.3°C. A comparison with the available data series of analyzed stations reveals that in December 2017 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 2017 have been described by the following categories: normal (Northern, Middle and Southern Adriatic), very warm (Eastern Croatia and part of the Northern and Central Croatia) and warm (the rest of Croatia).
Precipitation amounts for Croatia in 2017
An analysis of the precipitation amounts in December 2017 expressed as percentages (%) of the 1961 - 1990 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 2017 were within the range of 58%-251% of the above average for this month.
According to percentile ranks and classification ratings, the precipitation amounts in December 2017 have been described by the following categories: normal (Eastern Croatia, the wider area of the town of Karlovac, part of Northern Croatia, part of the Northern Adriatic, as well as the Middle and Southern Adriatic), very wet (the wider areas of the towns of Bjelovar, Pazin and Poreč) and wet (the rest of Croatia).