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ATLANTIC MULTI-DECADAL OSCILLATION AND CHANGES OF SUMMER AIR TEMPERATURE IN MONTENEGRO

ABSTRACT
The paper has examined the impact of variations of Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) on the change in air temperature during the summer season on the territory of Montenegro. Starting from the fact that in recent years more and more extreme weather events occur, as well as from the intention to comprehensively consider the temperature conditions in the territory of Montenegro, first analysis is of changes in air temperature in 8 parameters, of which 5 climate indices; connections with AMO have also been analyzed. To study changes in temperature extreme indexes proposed by the WMO CCL / CLIVAR are used. Research within the listed topics was realized using data from 23 meteorological stations for the period 1951-2010 and the calculations are done for the summer season. The results show that there is increased number of maximum and minimum daily temperatures of warmer value. Impact assessment AMO, teleconnection pattern that is quite distant, showed that its variability affects changes in summer temperatures in Montenegro, both in terms of mean values, and the frequency of extreme actions presented by climate indices.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2015-04-30
PAPER REVISED: 2015-06-27
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2015-07-14
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2015-08-08
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI150430115D
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2015, VOLUME 19, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S405 - S414]
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