Evidence of the urban heat island in Rome by climatological analyses

  • M. Colacino
  • A. Lavagnini


The analysis of air temperature data covering a period of 12 years in a meteorological station network situated in the low Tiber Valley, shows clearly the effect of the heat urban island due to the city of Rome. This effect occurs with different intensity according to the seasons and to minimum and maximum temperatures.


Minimum Temperature Urban Heat Island Rural Station Anthropogenic Heat Urban Heat Island Effect 
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Nachweis der städtischen Wärmeinsel in Rom durch klimatologische Analysen


Die Analyse von 12jährigen Temperaturbeobachtungen eines mete orologischen Stationsnetzes im unteren Tiber-Tal zeigt deutlich die Auswirkung einer durch die Stadt Rom verursachten Wärmeinsel Dieser Effekt tritt mit den Jahreszeiten und nach Temperatur-minima und Temperaturmaxima unterschiedlicher Intensität auf.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Colacino
    • 1
  • A. Lavagnini
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica dell'Atmosfera-CNRRomaItaly

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