Meteorological and synoptic conditions of drought in Ukraine in the autumn 2011

Authors: Semenova I.G.

Year: 2012

Issue: 10

Pages: 58-64


The results of complex analysis of temperature and precipitation records, and synoptic processes, which are led to droughty weather conditions in Ukraine an autumn 2011 are reviewed. Definition of drought intensity has been produced using the numerical characteristics, such as a hydrothermal coefficient by Selyaninov, index of drought by Ped’, standardized precipitation index. It was showed that the most difficult weather conditions are formed in the western and south regions of Ukraine under influence of prevailing anticyclones circulation of the atmosphere.

Tags: anticyclone; drought; index of drought


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