The 3rd European heatwave in Summer 2021 was extremely strong in Croatia, too, with anomalously high temperatures in many regions of the country.
Probably the closest to all-time temperature records was Split, with maximum temperature on Thursday, 8. July, +37,2°C (Split-Resnik) and on Friday, 9. July, +36,6°C (Split-Marjan). All-time record for (Split-Marjan) is thanks to the close of the Adriatic Sea only +38,6°C (heatwave produced only 2,0°C lower temperature such as all-time record for the station).
From other Croatian stations, +38,3°C was measured on Thursday in Knin, +38,0°C in Slavonski Brod, +37,8°C in Gradiste, +37,6°C in Bilogora, +37,4°C in Osijek and +37,2°C in Daruvar, Ploce, and Sibenik.
In neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina, regionally all-time July records were broken /https://mkweather.com/sarajevo-bosnia-and-herzegovina-384c-all-time-july-record-in-mostar-414c-banja-luka-402c-and-zenica-400c//, while e.g. in Hungary, +40,2°C was measured /https://mkweather.com/record-402c-in-adony-hungary-july-2021//.
After extreme heatwave, above northern Croatia already appeared severe storms on Friday, 9. July 2021, with 9 cm hail /https://mkweather.com/large-hail-in-poland-11cm-hungary-9cm-and-croatia-9cm//.
EF0 tornado appeared in northern Croatia on Monday, 5. July 2021 /https://mkweather.com/tornado-ef1-hit-lurano-lombardia-northern-italy//.
Extreme heatwaves will persist in Balkan minimally until early August 2021, with a possibility of the next record heatwaves, mainly around 20.-25. July 2021.
If you live in the region or plan a vacation, watch current forecasts, news, warnings and advisories for better preparedness before heatwaves, wildfires or severe storms. Bora winds in Croatia should blow people in the sea from the coast and be deadly.