Extremes and millennial trends in the Carpathian Basin using the rethly documentary collection

Judit Bartholy, Rita Pongrácz, Zsófia Molnár

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Climatological events occurred in the Carpathian basin during the last two millennia were analyzed using the Rethly documentary collection. It was observed that a warm episode occurred between 1500 and 1600. It was also observed that after 1500s, floods, snow and wet conditions were seen in 81-89% of precipitated related documents. Temporal analysis of the two special events showed that historical records on hail in June increased from 24% in the 1600s to 32% in the 1800s.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3791-3802
Number of pages12
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2004
EventCombined Preprints: 84th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting - Seattle, WA., United States
Duration: Jan 11 2004Jan 15 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atmospheric Science

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