A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2020; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
This article aims to describe heat waves in Eastern Europe and to determine the synoptic situations which cause them. In this article, a hot day is defined as the one with a maximum temperature above the 95th percentile of all the values in the analysed period, and a heat wave is considered as a sequence of at least 5 such days. In the analysed period and within the investigated area, from 24 (Kaliningrad) to 55 (Kharkiv) heat waves were observed. The longest heat wave was recorded in Moscow indoi:10.37040/geografie2017122020121 fatcat:ndd3giuxa5hl7leobx27f6bxwi