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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 central part of Eastern Siberia to the eastern part of Western Siberia, from eastern Japan to central Micronesia, from northeastern Turkey to central Europe, from southeastern Alaska to the northeastern part of Eastern Siberia, and in eastern Australia.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low in and around southern China, and in southeastern Canada.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from northern Japan to southern Korea, from southern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa, in and around the southern part of Western Africa, from the Midwest USA to central Mexico, and from western Brazil to northern Argentina.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom the central part of Eastern Siberia to the eastern part of Western Siberia
  • Monthly mean temperature in Russia was the highest on record for October since 1891 (Hydrometcenter of Russia).
2WetFrom northern Japan to southern Korea
  • Monthly precipitation amount in Korea was the highest on record for October since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
3WarmFrom eastern Japan to central Micronesia
4WarmFrom the northern to central parts of Southeast Asia
5ColdIn and around southern China
6WarmFrom central India to eastern Oman
7WarmFrom northeastern Turkey to central Europe
8DryCentral Europe
9WetFrom southern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa
10WetIn and around the southern part of Western Africa
11Heavy RainEastern Uganda
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 40 fatalities in eastern Uganda (ECHO).
12WarmIn and around the southwestern part of South Africa
13ColdSoutheastern Canada
14WarmFrom southeastern Alaska to the northeastern part of Eastern Siberia
  • Monthly mean temperature in Alaska was the highest on record for October since 1925 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
15WetFrom the Midwest USA to central Mexico
16WarmThe southeastern USA
17WetFrom western Brazil to northern Argentina
18WarmEastern Australia
  • Monthly mean temperatures of both Queensland and New South Wales in eastern Australia were the third highest on record for October since 1910 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
 

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