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Seasonal Report on Global Extreme Climate Events -----

Extreme climate events and weather-related disasters during this period

Extreme Climate Event

Highlight

  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high in and around Central Siberia, from southern China to Nepal, in southern India, from eastern Europe to the western part of Northern Africa, from the Comoros to Mauritius, from Mozambique to South Africa, in and around Alaska, in and around Central America, from northern Polynesia to central Micronesia, and in eastern Australia.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high from western Europe to the western part of Northern Africa and the central USA.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low in the northern part of Eastern Siberia, in and around the central Europe, and in southern Mexico.

TypeAreaRemarks
1Heat WaveFrom northern to western Japan
  • It was reported that heat waves from late July to mid August caused more than 100 fatalities from northern to western Japan (Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan, as of 3 September).
2Heavy Rain · TyphoonFrom eastern China to northern Thailand
  • It was reported that heavy rains, Typhoon "LEKIMA" and "PODUL" caused more than 200 fatalities from eastern China to northern Thailand (the government of China, the government of Viet Nam, European Commission).
3DryThe northern part of Eastern Siberia
4WarmIn and around Central Siberia
5WarmFrom southern China to Nepal
6Heavy RainIn and around South Asia
  • It was reported that heavy rains from July to August caused more than 1900 fatalities in and around South Asia (the government of India, the government of Pakistan, European Commission).
7WarmSouthern India
  • It was reported that heat waves in June caused more than 110 fatalities in India (European Commission).
8DryIn and around the central Europe
9WarmFrom eastern Europe to the western part of Northern Africa
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Germany in summer (from June to August) was the third highest for this season since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in France in summer (from June to August) was the third highest for this season since 1900 (Meteo France).
  • In southern France 46.0 degrees Celsius was recorded at Verargues on 28 June, which is a new national maximum temperature record in France (Meteo France).
  • In northwestern Germany 42.6 degrees Celsius was recorded at Lingen on 25 July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Germany (Deutscher Wetterdienst).
  • In southern Netherlands 40.7 degrees Celsius was recorded at Gilze Rijen on 25 July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Netherlands (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute).
  • In northern Belgium 41.8 degrees Celsius was recorded at Begijnendijk on 25 July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Belgium (Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium).
  • In central Luxemburg 40.8 degrees Celsius was recorded at Steinsel on 25 July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Luxemburg (the government of Luxemburg).
  • In the southeastern UK 38.7 degrees Celsius was recorded at Cambridge on 25 July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in the UK (UK Met Office).
10WetFrom western Europe to the western part of Northern Africa
11WarmFrom the Comoros to Mauritius, from Mozambique to South Africa
12WarmIn and around Alaska
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Alaska in summer (from June to August) was the second highest for this season since 1925 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
13WetThe central USA
14WarmIn and around Central America
15DrySouthern Mexico
16WarmFrom northern Polynesia to central Micronesia
17Warm · DryEastern Australia
 

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