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Weronika Swacha

  1. 1. Polish climate
  2. 2. Basic information about Poland • • • • Poland is situated between the Baltic Sea to the North and the Sudeten and Carpathian Mountains to the South, in the basin of the Vistula and Oder. To the West it is bordered by Germany to the South of the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the South of Ukraine and Belarus, North East of Lithuania and to the North of Russia. The major part of the country is covered by lowland eastern part of the Central Lowlands, and the average altitude is 173 m above sea level The highest point in the country are Rysy, the lowest point is depression Raczki Elbląskie.
  3. 3. Factors affecting the weather The temperature Wind Precipitation
  4. 4. Geographical factors shaping the Polish climate • • • • • • located in temperate latitudes distance from the Baltic Sea and the Atlantic shape of the surface altitude vegetation air masses with different properties
  5. 5. Precipitation in Poland • The average annual precipitation for the whole country is 600 mm but isolated mountain locations receive as much as 1,300 mm per year. In winter about half of the precipitation in the lowlands and the entire amount in the mountains falls as snow. On the average, precipitation in summer is twice than in winter, providing a dependable supply of water for crops.
  6. 6. Temperature in Poland • • Temperature distribution in Poland is varied, the average annual temperature in the country varies from 7-8 ° C. The lowest temperatures occur in January, the coldest regions in this month are the areas of the east, and where the temperature ranges from -4 to -5 ° C, and in the north-east it is below -5 ° C.
  7. 7. Seasons in Poland • Before The Spring (mean daily temperature from 0 to 5 ° C) • Spring (mean daily temperature from 5 to 15 º C) • Summer (average daily temperature of 15 º C) • Autumn (mean daily temperature from 5 to 15 º C) • Before The Winter (mean daily temperature from 0 to 5 ° C) • Winter (average daily temperature below 0 ° C)
  8. 8. Winds in Poland • Poland’s winds are predominantly westerly winds (north-west and south-west), with a share of about 60%. East winds blow mainly in winter, however, are less frequent winds from the south and north.
  9. 9. Thank you for your attention Weronika Swacha

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