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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 in northern China, from the northern Korean Peninsula to the northern part of Southeast Asia, from the southern part of Central Asia to the northwestern part of South Asia, from the UK to Ireland, from southern Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa, in the western part of Western Africa, in the central part of North America, in the central part of South America, and from southern Argentina to South Georgia Island.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low from northern Borneo Island to Sulawesi Island, in and around Finland, and in eastern Europe.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from the east to south of the Lake Baikal, in central China, from Sulawesi Island to southern Sumatra Island, from central France to Spain, and from southeastern Canada to the northeastern USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low in the northeast of the Lake Baikal and from southern Germany to Austria.

TypeAreaRemarks
1DryThe northeast of the Lake Baikal
2WetFrom the east to south of the Lake Baikal
3WarmNorthern China, from the northern Korean Peninsula to the northern part of Southeast Asia
  • The monthly mean temperature in China was the highest on record for September since 1961 (China Meteorological Administration).
  • The monthly mean temperature in Hong Kong was the highest for September since 1885 (Hong Kong Observatory).
4WetCentral China
  • The monthly preciptation amount in China was the third highest on record for September since 1961 (China Meteorological Administration).
5ColdFrom northern Borneo Island to Sulawesi Island
6WetFrom Sulawesi Island to southern Sumatra Island
7WarmFrom the southern part of Central Asia to the northwestern part of South Asia
8Heavy RainSouth Asia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of more than 290 fatalities in South Asia (the government of India, the government of Pakistan, the government of Nepal).
9ColdIn and around Finland
10ColdEastern Europe
11DryFrom southern Germany to Austria
12WarmFrom the UK to Ireland
  • The monthly mean temperature in the UK was the second highest for September since 1884 (UK Met Office).
13WetFrom central France to Spain
14WarmFrom southern Europe to the northern part of Northern Africa
15WarmThe western part of Western Africa
16WetFrom southeastern Canada to the northeastern USA
  • It was reported that Post-Tropical Cyclone "IDA" caused more than 40 fatalities in the northeastern USA (the government of the USA).
17WarmThe central part of North America
18WarmThe central part of South America
19WarmFrom southern Argentina to South Georgia Island
 

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