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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 northern to eastern Japan, in and around the Indochina Peninsula, from southwestern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa, from central Peru to northern Chile, and from the Indian Ocean coast of Antarctica to the Atlantic coast of Antarctica.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low in and around Alaska.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from central India to Oman, from eastern Europe to the northern Middle East, in and around Germany, from the northeastern to southeastern USA, and from southwestern Colombia to northwestern Peru.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low from the southern part of Western Siberia to western Russia, from Spain to northern Algeria, in southeastern Canada, and in the central USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WarmFrom northern to eastern Japan
2WarmIn and around the Indochina Peninsula
3DryFrom the southern part of Western Siberia to western Russia
4WetFrom central India to Oman
5WetFrom eastern Europe to the northern Middle East
6WetIn and around Germany
7DryFrom Spain to northern Algeria
  • The monthly precipitation amount in Spain was the lowest on record for April since 1961 (The State Meteorological Agency, Spain).
  • The monthly precipitation amount in Portugal was the third lowest on record for April since 1931 (The Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere).
8WarmFrom southwestern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa
  • The monthly mean temperature in Spain was the highest on record for April since 1961 (The State Meteorological Agency, Spain).
9Heavy RainAngola
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused at least 50 fatalities in Angola (European Commission).
10DrySoutheastern Canada
11WetFrom the northeastern to southeastern USA
12TornadoFrom the Midwest of the USA to the southeastern USA
  • It was reported that tornadoes caused at least a total of 30 fatalities from the Midwest of the USA to the southeastern USA (European Commission).
13DryThe central USA
14ColdIn and around Alaska
15WetFrom southwestern Colombia to northwestern Peru
16WarmFrom central Peru to northern Chile
17WarmFrom the Indian Ocean coast of Antarctica to the Atlantic coast of Antarctica
 

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