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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 from the northern part of Eastern Siberia to the northern part of Western Siberia, in and around the northeastern part of Eastern Asia, in and around southern China, in southern India, from Seychelles to Mauritius, from the northeastern to central part of South Africa, in and around Alaska, in and around Brazil, and from eastern to southeastern Australia.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high from eastern to southern Europe, in the northwestern part of Northern Africa, from southeastern Canada to the western USA, and from southern Paraguay to northern Argentina.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low in and around southern China, from western to southwestern Spain, and in and around southwestern Canada.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom the northern part of Eastern Siberia to the northern part of Western Siberia
2WarmIn and around the northeastern part of Eastern Asia
3Heavy RainEastern Indonesia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 110 fatalities in eastern Indonesia (European Commission).
4Warm · DryIn and around southern China
5CycloneFrom eastern India to Bangladesh
  • It was reported that Cyclone "FANI" in early May caused more than 80 fatalities from eastern India to Bangladesh (European Commission).
6WarmSouthern India
7Heavy RainFrom northern Middle East to India
  • It was reported that heavy rains in March and mid-April caused a total of more than 370 fatalities from northern Middle East to India (European Commission, the government of Pakistan, the government of India).
8WetFrom eastern to southern Europe
9DryFrom western to southwestern Spain
10WetThe northwestern part of Northern Africa
11WarmFrom Seychelles to Mauritius
12CycloneThe southern part of Eastern Africa
  • It was reported that Cyclone "IDAI" from early March to mid-March and Cyclone "KENNETH" in late April caused a total of more than 1,000 fatalities in the southern part of Eastern Africa (European Commission).
13WarmFrom the northeastern to central part of South Africa
14Heavy RainThe eastern part of South Africa
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 70 fatalities in eastern South Africa (European Commission).
15WarmIn and around Alaska
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Alaska in spring (from March to May) was the highest for this season since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
16DryIn and around southwestern Canada
17WetFrom southeastern Canada to the western USA
18WarmIn and around Brazil
19WetFrom southern Paraguay to northern Argentina
20WarmFrom eastern to southeastern Australia
 

Extreme Climate Monitoring

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