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Seasonal Report on Global Extreme Climate Events -----

Extreme climate events and weather-related disasters during this period

Extreme Climate Event

Highlight

  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high from eastern Japan to central China, and seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high from Hokkaido region of Japan to the Sea of Japan side of Kinki region of Japan and from southern Mongolia to northern China.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high from northeastern to western Europe and seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low from central to western Europe.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high from the western USA to northern Mexico.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmNorthern Siberia
2WetFrom Hokkaido region of Japan to the Sea of Japan side of Kinki region of Japan
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts in northern Japan in summer (June to August) was the third highest on record for this season since 1946.
3Heavy RainIn and around western Japan
  • Heavy rains mainly in early July caused 223 fatalities in and around western Japan (Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan, as of 10 September).
4WarmFrom eastern Japan to central China
  • Seasonal mean temperature in eastern Japan in summer (June to August) was the highest on record for this season since 1946. Seasonal mean temperature in western Japan in summer was the second highest on record for this season since 1946. Also, 41.1 degrees Celsius was recorded at Kumagaya, Saitama prefecture on 23rd July, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Japan.
  • Seasonal mean temperature in Korea in summer (June to August) was the highest on record for this season since 1973. Also, 41.0 degrees Celsius was recorded at Hongcheon on 1st August, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Korea (Korea Meteorological Administration).
  • Seasonal mean temperature in China in summer (June to August) was the highest on record for this season since 1961. (China Meteorological Administration).
  • Heat waves caused 156 fatalities from northern to western Japan (Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan, as of 10 September).
5Heavy RainThe southern part of North Korea
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 70 fatalities in the southern part of North Korea (OCHA).
6WetFrom central Mongolia to northern China
7Heavy RainIndia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than a total of 1300 fatalities in many parts of India (the government of India).
8WarmFrom the southern part of Central Asia to Pakistan
9WarmIn and around western Saudi Arabia
10WarmFrom southern Ukraine to northern Turkey
11WetIn and around southeastern Europe
12WarmFrom northeastern to western Europe
  • Seasonal mean temperature in Germany in summer (June to August) was the second highest for this season since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany).
  • Seasonal mean temperature in France in summer (June to August) was the second highest for this season since 1900 (Meteo France).
13DryFrom central to western Europe
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts in Germany in summer (Jun to August) was the second lowest for this season since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany).
14WetSouthwestern Europe, the northern part of Northern Africa
15WarmFrom Mauritius to northeastern part of South Africa
16Warm·WetIn and around the northeastern USA
17WarmFrom the western USA to northern Mexico
  • Seasonal mean temperature in the southwestern USA in summer (June to August) was the highest for this season since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
18Warm·DryEastern Brazil
 

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