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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 in the northern part of Eastern Siberia, from central to northwestern China, in and around the northwestern part of Southeast Asia, from southern Norway to the northern UK, in and around Iceland, in and around northern Madagascar, and from central Argentina to southern Chile.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from northwestern Spain to northwestern Algeria, and from southeastern Canada to the northeastern USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low in and around the northeastern part of East Asia, and from Western Russia to Poland.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmThe northern part of Eastern Siberia
2DryIn and around the northeastern part of East Asia
3WarmFrom central to northwestern China
  • The monthly mean temperature in China was the second highest for April since 1961 (China Meteorologail Administration).
4WarmIn and around the northwestern part of Southeast Asia
5Heavy RainSoutheastern Sumatra Island
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused at least 30 fatalities in southeastern Sumatra Island (the government of Indonesia).
6Heavy RainFrom Afghanistan to India
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of more than 150 fatalities from Afghanistan to India (the government of Pakistan, the government of India, European Commission).
7DryFrom Western Russia to Poland
8WarmFrom southern Norway to the northern UK, in and around Iceland
  • The monthly mean temperature in Norway was the second highest for April since 1900 (Meteorogisk institutt, Norway).
9WetFrom northwestern Spain to northwestern Algeria
10CycloneFrom Comoro to northern Mozambique
  • It was reported that Cyclone "KENNETH" caused at least 50 fatalities from Comoro to northern Mozambique (European Commission).
11WarmIn and around northern Madagascar
12Heavy RainEastern South Africa
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 70 fatalities in eastern South Africa (European Commission).
13WetFrom southeastern Canada to the northeastern USA
14Heavy RainSouthwestern Colombia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 30 fatalities in southwestern Colombia (the government of Colombia).
15WarmFrom central Argentina to southern Chile
 

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