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Criteria for Abnormality Evaluation of Selected Weather Parameters in the Slovak Republic

Martin Danilovič
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  • National Agricultural and Food Centre ‒ Research Institute of Agroecology, Michalovce, Slovak republic
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Published Online: 2017-09-09 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/agri-2017-0008

Abstract

The paper describes the procedure of calculation and assessment of deviations of the average air temperature from the normal (in relation to the normal 1961‒1990) or long-term average and the percentage of normal precipitation or long-term sum of precipitation, valid for the Slovak Republic. Three evaluation tables clearly indicate both threshold limit values, which facilitate the classification of the calculated indices for air temperature and precipitation. Criteria presented in this work are fully applicable for weather conditions evaluation during the growing season of cultivated plants in the Slovak Republic.

Keywords: air temperature; precipitation; normality; evaluation worksheet; evaluative criteria

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Received: 2017-02-02

Published Online: 2017-09-09

Published in Print: 2017-08-01


Citation Information: Agriculture (Pol'nohospodárstvo), ISSN (Online) 1338-4376, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/agri-2017-0008.

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