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Re: Weather in Croatia:Goodbye 2013

#241 Postby vbhoutex » Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:53 am

Sending it right back at you!! Hope your 2014 is wonderful!!
Those snow pictures and amounts are CRAZY!!! BBBBRRRRR!!!!!! :froze: :froze:
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Re: Weather in Croatia:Goodbye 2013

#242 Postby Crostorm » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:37 pm

Thanks vbhoutex :D

Ok let start

#1 January:Record snow in capital Zagreb

The first half of January is not brought greater meteorological excitement. On the second day of the month in time is influenced by Mediterranean low Antun. Little rainfall (up to ten mm) were occasionally in the northern and central Adriatic Sea and western parts of the interior. Basically it was raining, which is inside the low-temperature freezing rain in some places on the ground, and only occasionally fluttered occasional snowflake.
At the beginning of the 2013th The snow was only in the highest mountains. Zavizan measured 62 cm and Begovo Razdolje only 4 cm.

In the following the first decade of our parts contained anticyclonic field, but occasionally from the north came to the penetration of humid air. In some places was precipitation, but no significant amount. With rain in the northern and northwestern parts of the interior, and in Slavonia was at times the snow, but mostly without creating snow cover. 11th January, the weather is influenced by another one-day low Bojana. Most of the rainfall (29 mm) fell in Ploce.

The real excitement of the 13th-15th January brought a Mediterranean low Ceres, which brought abundant snow in the mountains, and the central the northwestern parts of the interior. Little or no snow from the cyclone occurred in Lika and Slavonia.

On Saturday, the 12th January snow was only in the highest mountains. At the meteorological station Zavižan measured 64 cm of snow. The middle part of January, also the middle of winter climate has brought two snowy lows (Ceres the Dorotea), and after that, a week later the list of stations with snow cover was long.

Snow in the mountains the western parts of the interior began to fall on the night of Saturday 12th on Sunday 13th January It's already up and Sunday nights at Zavizanu attacking new 32 cm of snow. In other regions fell to 19 cm of snow. Abundant rain fell on the northern Adriatic (Rab 60 mm).

Friday the 14th January Zagreb brought new snow record. After a day of heavy snowfall, this is Monday at 19 o'clock at the station Maksimir height of snow cover was 68 cm, while the Grič measured 57 cm of snow. Those 68 cm in Maksimir a record snow of the 1949th, since there are no official measurement in Maksimir. Until then, the absolute record in Maksimir was 63 cm in March 1963rd, while the January record was 49 cm of 10 January 2003rd

Ceres low affected during the 15th January Some amount of snow cover measured that day were: Zavizan 135 cm, Begovo Razdolje 92, Slunj 73, 69 Sljeme, Zagreb Maksimir 67, Ogulin 64, Delnice 61, Karlovac 58 On the northern Adriatic was the thunder, and in the hinterland the hail and the snow.

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In the south of the Adriatic low along the south brought the rain with temperatures up to 13 ° C. On Friday 18 January in front of Dubrovnik is observed the waterspouth.
After leaving lows Dorotea, morning 19th of January is a reached across the country low temperatures. The coldest was in Lika, where the temperature descended to -14 ° C. In the valleys of the interior of was measured from -6 to -2 ° C and low frost was sometimes along the coast.
After two snowy lows, a list of snow on Saturday 19th January 2013. was long.

Snow 01/19/2013. after snow low Ceres and the Dorotea

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After two snowy lows in mid-January (Ceres the Dorotea), the new low should not have to wait long. Already on Sunday 20th January with a Mediterranean low approached Emeric, with the south and the rapidly warming. Emeric is significantly reduced snow cover, and in many areas dropped heavy rain. Rapidly melting snow the heavy rain led to a rapid rise in water levels the flooding problems.
After a very cold morning the day before, it was Sunday morning everywhere in the country (in the highland) reached temperatures above 0 ° C. Lika temperature compared to the day before and the grown to 20 ° C. In the middle of the day Krasno measured 9 ° C, which is as much as 25 ° C higher than the minimum temperature of the day before.

Meteorological was exciting and Monday, the 21st January due to rain and the high temperatures in Lika are rapidly melting large amounts of snow from Velebit. Of the Velebit near Gospic were flooded. Sudden warming with rain in the catchment basin caused a strong increase in water levels. Kupa River near Karlovac 21 January 6 to 14 hours increased by 3 meters.

Zavizanu in 24 hours fell 129 liters of precipitation. Most of these precipitation was in the form of rain, and there was a strong storm. The height of snow cover decreased by 36 cm, and 21 early January, measured 140 cm.

The arrival of the storms over Dubrovnik. Photo: Hrvoje Batinić (01.21.2013.)

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During the night, the 22nd January temperatures in the western parts of the interior down to zero which helped the transition of rain to snow, but in the lowlands height of snow cover has increased by only a few centimeters. In the mountains on the other hand the loss of snow quickly recovered. Zavizanu 22 January in 19 hours, measured 174 cm of snow, which was nearly offset by the loss of snow during the week and the first part of Monday, while warming at the beginning of lows activity Emeric. On the Adriatic and that day was no rain, and Dalmatia were frequent and storms with hail. Part of the island of Hvar and Mljet is Turns hail, and in the mountains of Dalmatia was dropped several centimeters of snow.

Croatia under the snow, 01.27.2013. (AERONET)

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