Assessment on Temperature Extremes in Montenegro
Montenegro so far has been poorly investigated in terms of climate extremes. The aim of this paper was analysis of extreme temperature indices in the Mediterranean region of Montenegro for the period 1951–2010. Four stations in the coastal area of Montenegro have been analysed Herceg Novi, Ulcinj, Budva and Bar. Due to well known great climate shift occurred in the late 1970 two periods (before 1980 and after 1980) were separately investigated. Six ETCCD indices of temperature extremes have been chosen. Indices and their trends are calculated on annual scale in order to identify possible temperature changes over the coastal region of Montenegro. The trend was analysed using Man-Kendall non parametric test while the slope is estimated using Sen’s slope estimator.
KeywordsTemperature Extreme Negative Trend Temperature Index World Meteorological Organization Slope Estimator
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