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Seasonal Report on Global Extreme Climate Events -----

Extreme climate events and weather-related disasters during this period

Extreme Climate Event

Highlight

  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely high from eastern Japan to central China, from southwestern India to Sri Lanka, from Central Siberia to eastern Europe, from central to southwestern Europe, from the western to southern part of Western Africa, in and around northern Madagascar, from the southeastern part of North America to the northwestern part of South America, in eastern Brazil, from the Hawaiian Islands to the Marshall Islands, and in Australia.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely low from central China to northern India.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high from the western part of Eastern Siberia to the central part of Central Siberia, from the Korean Peninsula to the central part of Central Asia, from northwestern Russia to northeastern Europe, from central to western Europe, and in the southeastern USA.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low from southern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa, and from central Argentina to central Chile.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WetFrom the western part of Eastern Siberia to the central part of Central Siberia
2WetFrom the Korean Peninsula to the central part of Central Asia
  • The seasonal precipitation amount in Korea in winter (from December to February) was the third highest for this season since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
3WarmFrom eastern Japan to central China
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Korea in winter (from Dececmber to February) was the highest for this season since 1973 (Korea Meteorological Administration).
4TyphoonThe central Philippines
  • It was reported that Typhoon "PHANFONE" in late December caused more than 50 fatalities in the central Philippines (the government of the Philippines).
5Heavy RainWestern Java Island
  • It was reported that heavy rains in late December caused at least 60 fatalities in western Java Island (the government of Indonesia).
6WarmFrom southwestern India to Sri Lanka
7ColdFrom central China to northern India
8Heavy RainFrom Pakistan to Afghanistan
  • It was reported that heavy rains and snows from early to mid January caused a total of at least 70 fatalities from Pakistan to Afghanistan (European Commission).
9WarmFrom Central Siberia to eastern Europe
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Russia in winter (from December to February) was the highest for this season since 1891 (Hydrometcenter of Russia).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Norway in winter (from December to February) was the highest for this season since 1900 (Norwegian Meteorological Institute).
10WetFrom northwestern Russia to northeastern Europe
11WetFrom central to western Europe
12WarmFrom central to southwestern Europe
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Germany in winter (from December to February) was the second highest for this season since 1881 (Deutscher Wetterdienst).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in France in winter (from December to February) was the highest for this season since 1900 (Meteo France).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Spain in winter (from December to February) was the second highest for this season since 1965 (State Meteorological Agency, Spain).
13DryFrom southern Europe to the northwestern part of Northern Africa
14WarmFrom the western to southern part of Western Africa
15Heavy RainThe western part of Eastern Africa
  • It was reported that heavy rains from early to mid December caused a total of more than 100 fatalities in the western part of Eastern Africa (European Commission).
16WarmIn and around northern Madagascar
17WetThe southeastern USA
18WarmFrom the southeastern part of North America to the northwestern part of South America
19WarmEastern Brazil
20Heavy RainSoutheastern Brazil
  • It was reported that heavy rains in late January caused more than 60 fatalities in southeastern Brazil (European Commission).
21DryFrom central Argentina to central Chile
22WarmFrom the Hawaiian Islands to the Marshall Islands
23WarmAustralia
  • The seasonal mean temperature in Australia in summer (from December to February) was the second highest for this season since 1911 (Bureau of Meteorology, Australia).
 

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