Extreme climate events and weather-related disasters during this period
Monthly mean temperatures were extremely high from northeastern China to the southern part of Central Siberia, from southern China to the central part of Southeast Asia, in and around central Saudi Arabia, in and around southern Brazil, from northern to southeastern Australia, and in New Zealand.
Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from southern China to western Thailand, from western Rumania to central Greece, and from Uruguay to northern Argentina.
Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low from northern Japan to the southern Korean Peninsula, and in southeastern Brazil.
From northern Japan to the southern Korean Peninsula
Monthly precipitation amount in the Pacific side of northern Japan was the lowest for January since 1946.
From northeastern China to the southern part of Central Siberia
The southern Sulawesi Island
It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 60 fatalities in the southern Sulawesi Island in Indonesia (the government of Indonesia).
From southern China to the central part of Southeast Asia
From southern China to western Thailand
In and around central Saudi Arabia
Monthly mean temperature in Bahrain was the highest for January since 1902 (Bahrain Meteorological Directorate).
From western Rumania to central Greece
Warm · Dry
In and around southeastern Brazil
From Uruguay to northern Argentina
From northern to southeastern Australia, New Zealand
Monthly mean temperature in Australia was the highest for January since 1910 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
Monthly mean temperature in New Zealand was the third highest for January since 1909 (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand).