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Mediterranean climate change: Ice age coming to Podgorica, Montenegro (Video)

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Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Montenegro is situated on the southern Balkan peninsula connected with the Adriatic Sea. In Podgorica, we have modified Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and mild winters. Podgorica is particularly known for its exceptionally hot summers: temperatures above 40 ° C. The highest recorded temperature of 45.8 ° C measured on 16 August 2007. The snow is almost unknown event in Podgorica.

Climate of Montenegro is exceptionally mild and Mediterranean, with average air temperature in summer of 27,4 °C, maximum sea temperature of 27,1°C and lots of sunny days a year /240/. Podgorica, lying near sea level, is hottest spot in the country having the warmest July temperatures in Montenegro, averaging 27°C. Temperature varies greatly with elevation. Montenegro’s mountainous regions receive some of the highest amounts of rainfall in Europe. Annual precipitation at Crkvice points, in the Karst above the Kotor Gulf, is 4,930 millimeters. In the northern mountains, snow is present throughout the winter and lasts until May. (PanaCom)

This winter the situation is completely different in Podgorica and especially the Northern part of Montenegro is blocked by snow, unprecedented in the last half century.

The following videos were taken on several occasions, from February 1st to February 22nd 2012.

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4 Comments

  1. Research the Gulf stream and the damage done to it by the BP spill, this is the beginning of the fall out. It will get much worse before if gets better. Perhaps even a stratospheric inversion like the movie Day Before Yesterday…

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