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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 Okinawa/Amami region of Japan to southern China, from the central part of Southeast Asia to the southern part of South Asia, from the southeastern USA to southern Mexico, and in Australia.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely low from western Mongolia to northwestern China.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high in and around the northwestern USA, and in and around the Midwest of the USA.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low from northern Spain to northern Algeria and in eastern Australia.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom Okinawa/Amami region of Japan to southern China
2Heavy RainCentral Philippines
  • It was reported that heavy rains due to a tropical depression in late December caused more than 150 fatalities in central Philippines (the government of Philippines).
3Heavy RainThe southern Sulawesi Island
  • It was reported that heavy rains in late January caused more than 60 fatalities in the southern Sulawesi Island in Indonesia (the government of Indonesia).
4WarmFrom the central part of Southeast Asia to the southern part of South Asia
5ColdFrom western Mongolia to northwestern China
6WarmIn and around central Saudi Arabia
7WetIn and around Turkey
8WetFrom the southeastern part of Czech Republic to eastern Switzerland
9DryFrom northern Spain to northern Algeria
10WarmIn and around Mauritius, in and around the eastern part of South Africa
11WarmIn and around western Alaska
12WetIn and around the northwestern USA, in and around the Midwest of the USA
  • The seasonal precipitation amount in the USA in winter (from December to February) was the highest on record for this season since 1896 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
13WarmFrom the southeastern USA to southern Mexico
14Heavy RainFrom Ecuador to Bolivia
  • It was reported that heavy rains in February caused at least a total of 90 fatalities from Ecuador to Bolivia (European Commission).
15Warm · DryIn and around southern Brazil
16DryFrom central Argentina to southern Chile
17DryEastern Australia
18WarmAustralia
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Australia in summer (from December to February) was the highest on record for this season since 1911 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
 

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Relevant Charts -Seasonal-

  • World Climate Charts
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