Object

Title: Very warm nights in the Polish coastal area of the Baltic Sea

Creator:

Tomczyk, Arkadiusz Marek

Date issued/created:

2015

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 88 No. 3 (2015)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

The first aim of the study was to investigate the multiannual variability of the occurrence of very warm nights. The second aim was to define synoptic situations determining the occurrence of the very warm nights. The study used daily data concerning the maximum, minimum, and mean daily air temperatures from four stations located in the Polish coastal area of the Baltic Sea. The data were recorded between 1971 and 2010. A very warm night was considered to be when there was a minimum temperature >18.0°C. A hot (tropical) night was considered to be when there was a minimum temperature >20.0°C. During the analysed period, a total number of very warm nights on the coast in the analysed period fluctuated between 69 in the town of Łeba and 150 in the town of Świnoujście. The occurrence of the very warm nights was mainly connected to the inflow of polar maritime and tropical air masses.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

88

Issue:

3

Start page:

493

End page:

502

Format:

File size 4,7 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:56793 ; 0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.0031

Source:

CBGiOS. IGiPZ PAN, call nos.: Cz.2085, Cz.2173, Cz.2406 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 3.0 PL license

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Copyright-protected material. [CC BY-ND 3.0 PL] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 3.0 PL license, full text available at:

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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