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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 the northwestern part of Eastern Siberia to the northeastern part of Central Asia, from the southwestern part of Southeast Asia to northwestern Australia, from central to western Europe, from the western to southern part of Western Africa, in and around Central America, from the northeastern part of Southeast Asia to southeastern Micronesia, and in northeastern Australia.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from southwestern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low in and around the southern part of Central Siberia, from eastern to central Europe, from the central UK to Ireland, from western Canada to the western USA, and from the southern part of Central America to the northern part of South America.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom the northwestern part of Eastern Siberia to the northeastern part of Central Asia
2DryIn and around the southern part of Central Siberia
3WarmFrom the southwestern part of Southeast Asia to northwestern Australia
4Heavy RainFrom Iran to northwestern Pakistan
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of more than 60 fatalities from Iran to northwestern Pakistan (European Commission, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan).
5DryFrom eastern to central Europe, from the central UK to Ireland
  • The monthly precipitation amount in Germany was the third lowest for April since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst).
6WarmFrom central to western Europe
  • The monthly mean temperature in France was the third highest for April since 1900 (Meteo France).
7WetFrom southwestern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa
8WarmFrom the western to southern part of Western Africa
9Heavy RainIn and around the central part of Eastern Africa
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of more than 90 fatalities in and around the central part of Eastern Africa (European Commission).
10DryFrom western Canada to the western USA
11TornadoFrom the southeastern to southern USA
  • It was reported that tornadoes caused a total of more than 30 fatalities from the southeastern to southern USA (European Commission).
12WarmIn and around Central America
13DryFrom the southern part of Central America to the northern part of South America
14WarmFrom the northeastern part of Southeast Asia to southeastern Micronesia
15WarmNortheastern Australia
 

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