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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 part of Central Siberia to the northeastern part of East Asia, in southern China, from the western part of Central Asia to eastern Europe, from southern Europe to the southwestern part of Northern Africa, from the western part of Middle Africa to Ascension Island, from the central to western part of North America, and in northern Australia.
  • Seasonal mean temperatures were extremely low on the Atlantic side of Antarctica.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely high on the Pacific side of eastern Japan, in central China, in the southeastern part of Central Siberia, in central Mongolia, in the north area of the Black Sea, in central Europe, in northern Canada, from the northeastern to southern USA, and from northern to western Colombia.
  • Seasonal precipitation amounts were extremely low from the northwestern part of Eastern Siberia to the southern part of Central Siberia, from Hokkaido region of Japan to the southern part of Eastern Siberia, in and around Western Russia, from southwestern Norway to northern Iceland, in and around the central Mediterranean Sea, and in and around the Midwest USA.

TypeAreaRemarks
1WetThe southeastern part of Central Siberia, central Mongolia
2DryFrom the northwestern part of Eastern Siberia to the southern part of Central Siberia
3WarmFrom eastern part of Central Siberia to the northeastern part of East Asia
4DryFrom Hokkaido region of Japan to the southern part of Eastern Siberia
5WetThe Pacific side of eastern Japan, central China
  • It was reported that heavy rains from mid to late July caused a total of more than 300 fatalities in central China (the government of China).
6WarmSouthern China
7Heavy RainIn and around South Asia
  • It was reported that heavy rains from June to August caused a total of more than 1000 fatalities in and around South Asia (the government of India, the government of Pakistan, the government of Nepal, European Commission).
8WarmFrom the western part of Central Asia to eastern Europe
9DryIn and around Western Russia
10WetThe north area of the Black Sea
11Heavy RainNorthern Turkey
  • It was reported that heavy rains in mid-August caused more than 70 fatalities in northern Turkey (the government of Turkey).
12WetCentral Europe
  • It was reported that heavy rains in mid-July caused a total of more than 210 fatalities from Germany to Belgium (European Commission).
13DryFrom southwestern Norway to northern Iceland
14DryIn and around the central Mediterranean Sea
15WarmFrom southern Europe to the southwestern part of Northern Africa
16WarmFrom the western part of Middle Africa to Ascension Island
17WetNorthern Canada
18WarmFrom the central to western part of North America
  • It was reported that heat waves from June to July caused a total of more than 780 fatalities in the western part of North America (the provincial government of British Columbia, the state government of Oergon, the state government of Washington).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in the contiguous USA in summer (from June to August) was the highest on record for this season since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
  • The seasonal mean temperatures in the northwestern and the western USA in summer (from June to August) were both the highest on record for this season since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
  • The seasonal mean temperature in the Northern Rockies and Plains, USA in summer (from June to August) was the third highest on record for this season since 1895 (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the USA).
  • In western Canada 49.6 degrees Celsius was recorded at Lytton on 29 June, which is a new national maximum temperature record in Canada (Meteorological Service of Canada).
19DryIn and around the Midwest USA
20WetFrom the northeastern to southern USA
21WetFrom northern to western Colombia
22WarmNorthern Australia
23ColdThe Atlantic side of Antarctica
 

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