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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 from southern Eastern Siberia to Southeast Asia, from southwestern Russia to the area around the eastern Mediterranean Sea, from Spain to western Northern Africa, in southern Western Africa, in northeastern Canada, from Central America to northern South America, in central South America and in and around Fiji.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low in and around Pakistan and in central Australia.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high in and around southeastern China, from the southern parts of Central and Eastern Siberia to central China, in and around Pakistan, in and around Western Russia, from central to western Europe, in and around the Midwest of the USA, in and around northern Argentina and in eastern Australia.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low in northern Southeast Asia, from western Central Asia to Turkey, from Spain to western Northern Africa and in and around the southeastern USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom southern Eastern Siberia to Southeast Asia
  • The monthly mean temperature in Japan was the highest on record for April since 1898 (Japan Meteorological Agency).
  • The monthly mean temperature in Korea was the highest on record for April since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
  • The monthly mean temperature in China was the highest on record for April since 1961 (China Meteorological Administration).
  • The monthly mean temperature in Hong Kong was the highest on record for April since 1884 (Hong Kong Observatory).
2WetIn and around southeastern China
  • The monthly precipitation amount in China was the second highest on record for April since 1961 (China Meteorological Administration).
3WetFrom the southern parts of Central and Eastern Siberia to central China
4DryNorthern Southeast Asia
5Cold · WetIn and around Pakistan
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of at least 180 fatalities from Pakistan to Afghanistan (EM-DAT).
6DryFrom western Central Asia to Turkey
7WarmFrom southwestern Russia to the area around the eastern Mediterranean Sea
8WetIn and around Western Russia, from central to western Europe
9Warm · DryFrom Spain to western Northern Africa
10WarmSouthern Western Africa
11Heavy RainFrom Kenya to Rwanda
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused a total of at least 300 fatalities from Kenya to Rwanda (EM-DAT).
12Heavy RainDemocratic Republic of the Congo
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused at least 70 fatalities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (EM-DAT).
13WarmNortheastern Canada
14WetIn and around the Midwest of the USA
15DryIn and around the southeastern USA
16WarmFrom Central America to northern South America, central South America
17WetIn and around northern Argentina
18WarmIn and around Fiji
19WetEastern Australia
20ColdCentral Australia
 

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