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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 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.

TypeAreaRemarks
1DryFrom northern Japan to the southern Korean Peninsula
  • Monthly precipitation amount in the Pacific side of northern Japan was the lowest for January since 1946.
2WarmFrom northeastern China to the southern part of Central Siberia
3Heavy RainThe 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).
4WarmFrom southern China to the central part of Southeast Asia
5WetFrom southern China to western Thailand
6WarmIn and around central Saudi Arabia
  • Monthly mean temperature in Bahrain was the highest for January since 1902 (Bahrain Meteorological Directorate).
7WetFrom western Rumania to central Greece
8Warm · DryIn and around southeastern Brazil
9WetFrom Uruguay to northern Argentina
10WarmFrom 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).
 

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