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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 the southern part of Central Asia to the northwestern part of South Asia, from northern Saudi Arabia to southeastern Egypt, from the southern USA to northern Mexico, and from northwestern Brazil to northern Paraguay.
  • Monthly mean temperatures were extremely low from the western to central part of North America.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely high from northern Laos to southern Viet Nam, from western Russia to southern Ukraine, and from central Germany to northeastern Austria.
  • Monthly precipitation amounts were extremely low from Sulawesi Island to northwestern New Guinea Island, from southwestern Russia to southern Turkey, and in the central USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1Tropical StormThe southern Philippines
  • It was reported that Tropical Storm "MEGI" caused more than 210 fatalities in the southern Philippines (the government of the Philippines).
2DryFrom Sulawesi Island to northwestern New Guinea Island
3WetFrom northern Laos to southern Viet Nam
4WarmFrom the southern part of Central Asia to the northwestern part of South Asia
  • The monthly mean temperature in Pakistan was the highest on record for April since 1961 (Pakistan Meteorological Department).
  • The monthly mean temperature in India was the second highest on record for April since 1901 (India Meteorological Department).
5WarmFrom northern Saudi Arabia to southeastern Egypt
6DryFrom southwestern Russia to southern Turkey
7WetFrom western Russia to southern Ukraine
8WetFrom central Germany to northeastern Austria
9Heavy RainSoutheastern South Africa
  • It was reported that heavy rains caused more than 430 fatalities in southeastern South Africa (the government of South Africa).
10ColdFrom the western to central part of North America
11DryThe central USA
12WarmFrom the southern USA to northern Mexico
13WarmFrom northwestern Brazil to northern Paraguay
 

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