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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 from northern Kyushu region of Japan to northwestern China, from Western Russia to southwestern Europe, in and around the northeastern USA, and from the southwestern USA to central Mexico.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from Mongolia to northern China, in and around the northern part of Southeast Asia, from southern Europe to southeastern Algeria, and from the northeastern to southern USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmNorthern Siberia
2WetFrom Mongolia to northern China
3Heavy RainThe southern part of North Korea
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 70 fatalities in the southern part of North Korea (OCHA).
4WarmFrom northern Kyushu region of Japan to northwestern China
  • Monthly mean temperature in northern Kyushu region of Japan was the highest on record for August since 1946.
  • Monthly mean temperature in Korea was the highest on record for June since 1973. Also, 41.0 degrees Celsius was recorded at Hongcheon on 1st August, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Korea (Korea Meteorological Administration).
5WetIn and around the northern part of Southeast Asia
6WarmThe central part of Southeast Asia
7Heavy RainIndia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than a total of 530 fatalities mainly in southern India (the government of India).
8WarmFrom Western Russia to southwestern Europe
  • Monthly mean temperature in Germany was the second highest on record for August since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany).
  • Monthly mean temperature in Spain was the second highest on record for August since 1965 (Agencia Estatal de Meteorologia, Spain).
9DryFrom Ukraine to Romania, From northeastern Germany to northwestern Spain
10WetFrom southern Europe to southeastern Algeria
  • Monthly mean temperature in the northeastern USA was the highest on record for June since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA)
11ColdAlgeria
12Heavy RainNiger
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 30 fatalities in Niger (European Commission).
13WarmFrom the western part of Western Africa to the western part of Middle Africa
14WarmFrom Mauritius to the northeastern part of South Africa
15WarmIn and around the northeastern USA
16WetFrom the northeastern to southern USA
17WarmFrom the southwestern USA to central Mexico
18WarmFrom northern to eastern Brazil
 

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