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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 Southeast Asia, from southern India to western Sri Lanka, from southeastern Central Asia to the Middle East, from southern Europe to northwestern Middle Africa, in and around Mauritius, from southern Central America to northeastern South America, in southern South America, and from southern Melanesia to northeastern Australia.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low in central Eastern Siberia.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from Mongolia to southeastern Europe and from the northwestern to western and from northeastern to southern USA.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low from southern Canada to the northern USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1ColdCentral Eastern Siberia
2WarmSoutheast Asia
3WarmFrom southern India to western Sri Lanka
4WarmFrom southeastern Central Asia to the Middle East
  • The monthly mean temperature in Bahrain was the highest on record for January since 1902 (Bahrain Meteorological Directorate).
5WetFrom Mongolia to southeastern Europe
6WarmFrom southern Europe to northwestern Middle Africa
  • The monthly mean temperature in Spain was the highest on record for January since 1961 (The State Meteorological Agency, Spain).
  • The monthly mean temperature in Portugal was the third highest on record for January since 1931 (The Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere).
7WarmIn and around Mauritius
8DryFrom southern Canada to the northern USA
9WetFrom the northwestern to western USA, from the northeastern to southern USA
  • It was reported that winter storms caused at least 40 fatalities in the USA (European Commission).
10WarmFrom southern Central America to northeastern South America
11Heavy RainNorthwestern Colombia
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused at least 30 fatalities in northwestern Colombia (European Commission).
12WarmSouthern South America
13WarmFrom southern Melanesia to northeastern Australia
  • The monthly mean temperature in Australia was the third highest on record for January since 1910 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
 

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