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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 and seasonal precipitation amounts were both extremely high from Honshu region of Japan to the Korean Peninsula.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low from Okinawa region of Japan to southeastern China.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high from northern Mongolia to southeastern China, and from southeastern Europe to northwestern Middle East.
  • Seasonal mean precipitation amounts were extreme low in and around the southern UK, and in and around southwestern Europe.

TypeAreaRemarks
1Warm·WetFrom Honshu region of Japan to the Korean Peninsula
  • Seasonal mean temperature in eastern Japan in spring (March to May) was the highest for this season since 1946.
2DryOkinawa region of Japan to southeastern China
3WarmFrom northern Mongolia to southeastern China
4Dust Storm· ThunderstormNorthern India
  • It was reported that dust storms and thunderstorms caused more than 280 total fatalities in northern India (the government of India).
5FloodFrom northern to central Afghanistan
  • It was reported that floods caused more than 70 fatalities from northern to central Afghanistan (the government of Afghanistan).
6WetNortheastern Kazakhstan
7ColdIn and around the southwestern part of Western Siberia
8DryFrom northern to central Europe
9WetIn and around the southern UK, in and around southwestern Europe
10WarmFrom southeastern Europe to northwestern Middle East
11WarmFrom the western Arabian Peninsula to the eastern part of Northern Africa
12Heavy Rain·Tropical StormThe northern part of Eastern Africa
  • It was reported that floods due to heavy rains and tropical storm "SAGAR" caused more than 400 total fatalities in the northern part of Eastern Africa (OCHA, European Commission, the government of Rwanda).
13WarmFrom the southern USA to northwestern Mexico
14WarmFrom southern Brazil to northern Argentina
15WarmSoutheastern Australia
  • Seasonal mean temperature in New South Wales in austral fall (March to May) was the second highest for this season since 1910 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
 

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