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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 eastern Japan to Mongolia, from southwestern Tajikistan to Saudi Arabia, from the western part of Western Africa to the western part of Middle Africa, from Mauritius to southern Kenya, from the eastern USA to southern Mexico, and in and around central Brazil.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from central India to Sri Lanka and in the northern USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low in and around the southwestern part of Southeast Asia, and from southern Paraguay to eastern Argentina.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom eastern Japan to Mongolia
  • The monthly mean temperature in eastern and western Japan was the second and third highest for September since 1946, respectively.
  • The monthly mean temperature in Korea was the third highest for September since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
2Warm· DryIn and around the southwestern part of Southeast Asia
  • The monthly mean temperature in Singapore was the highest for September since 1929 (Meteorological Service Singapore).
  • The monthly precipitation amount in Singapore was the lowest for September since 1869 (Meteorological Service Singapore).
3WetFrom central India to Sri Lanka
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 360 fatalities in India (the government of India, European Commission).
  • The monthly precipitation amount in India was the second highest for September since 1917 (Indian Meteorological Department).
4WarmFrom southwestern Tajikistan to Saudi Arabia
5WarmFrom southeastern Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa
6WarmFrom the western part of Western Africa to the western part of Middle Africa
7WarmFrom Mauritius to southern Kenya
8WarmFrom the western to southern part of South Africa
9WarmIn and around Alaska
10WetThe northern USA
  • The monthly precipitation amount in the northern USA was the third highest for September since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
11WarmFrom the eastern USA to southern Mexico
  • The monthly mean temperature in the contiguous USA was the second highest for September since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
12HurricaneFrom the eastern USA to the Bahamas
  • It was reported that Hurricane "DORIAN" caused more than 60 fatalities from the eastern USA to Bahamas (the government of USA, European Commission).
13WarmFrom northern Colombia to central Ecuador
14WarmIn and around central Brazil
15DryFrom southern Paraguay to eastern Argentina
16WarmSouthwestern Australia
 

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