Articles | Volume 11, issue 10
Clim. Past, 11, 1453–1466, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-1453-2015
Clim. Past, 11, 1453–1466, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-1453-2015

Research article 23 Oct 2015

Research article | 23 Oct 2015

A tree-ring perspective on temporal changes in the frequency and intensity of hydroclimatic extremes in the territory of the Czech Republic since 761 AD

P. Dobrovolný et al.

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A new data set of 3194 oak (Quercus spp.) ring width samples collected across the Czech Republic and covering the past 1250 years was analysed. The temporal distribution of negative and positive TRW extremes occurring is regular with no indication of clustering. Negative TRW extremes coincided with above-average March-May and June-August temperature means and below-average precipitation totals. Positive extremes coincided with higher summer precipitation, while temperatures were mostly normal.