On the connection of drought with average annual flow of the Southern Bug River during 1951–2010

Authors: Khokhlov V.N., Yermolenko N. S.

Year: 2013

Issue: 16

Pages: 51-59


We study a spat–iotemporal variability for the features of droughts at the time scales 12, 24 months during 1951–1980 and 1981-2010 for Ukraine. It was found that the maximum number of long and severe droughts was registered in the period of global warming. It is also found a strong relationship between temporal variability of drought and an average annual flow of the Southern Bug River during 1951–2010.

Tags: duration and severity of drought; maximum number of droughts; spatiotemporal distribution; standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index


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