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Monthly Report on Global Extreme Climate Events -----

Extreme climate events and weather-related disasters during this period

Extreme Climate Event

Highlight

  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely high in and around the eastern part of East Asia, from eastern Micronesia to the central part of Southeast Asia, in and around the northwestern part of Southeast Asia, in and around the western Middle East, from Mauritius to Comoro, in South Africa, from the southeastern USA to southern Mexico, and from eastern to southern Brazil.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low from western Mongolia to central China, from central Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa, and from the Midwest to the western part of the USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, in eastern Europe, from central Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa, and from the Midwest to the western part of the USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low from the southwestern UK to southern Spain and in and around southwestern Canada.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WetThe southern part of Eastern Siberia
2WarmIn and around the eastern part of East Asia
  • The monthly mean temperature in northern Japan was the highest for May since 1946.
  • The monthly mean temperature in Korea was the second highest for May since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
3ColdFrom western Mongolia to central China
4WarmFrom eastern Micronesia to the central part of Southeast Asia
5WarmIn and around the northwestern part of Southeast Asia
6CycloneFrom eastern India to Bangladesh
  • It was reported that Cyclone "FANI" caused more than 80 fatalities from eastern India to Bangladesh (European Commission).
7WetEastern Europe
8Cold · WetFrom central Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa
9DryFrom the southwestern UK to southern Spain
10WarmThe northwestern part of Northern Africa
11WarmIn and around the western Middle East
12WarmFrom Mauritius to Comoro, South Africa
13Warm · DryIn and around southwestern Canada
14Cold · WetFrom the Midwest to the western part of the USA
  • The monthly precipitation amount in the contiguous United States was the second highest on record for May since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
15WarmFrom the southeastern USA to southern Mexico
  • The monthly mean temperature in the southeastern USA was the second highest for May since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
16WarmFrom eastern to southern Brazil
 

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