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Publish Date: 7 April 2022
March 2022 was warmer than normal in temperatures with below average precipitation and above average wind speed. The mean temperature of the month was 22.3°C which is 1.0°C above the long-term normal for March. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for March was 24.6°C recorded in 2018. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 26.9°C which is 1.4°C above the long-term normal and this goes on record as the seventh highest mean temperature for March since 1946. Note that the highest mean monthly maximum temperature for March was 29.6°C recorded in 2018. Read more >>
Publish Date: 4 April 2022
Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global warming to 1.5°C is beyond reach. However, there is increasing evidence of climate action, according to the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Publish Date: 4 April 2022
WMO Secretary-General Prof. Petteri Taalas recorded message to IPCC Working Group III Press Conference on 4 April 2022 Dear participants of Working Group III At the moment we are facing...
Publish Date: 1 April 2022
Record high temperatures, rain and the collapse of an ice shelf in East Antarctica have prompted questions and concern about the possible role of climate change in the coldest and driest part of the world.
Publish Date: 30 March 2022
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) joined the rest of the world to celebrate World Meteorological Day (WMD) 2022. The event took place at the Abdurrahman Bello Dambazau Conference Hall, Abuja, Nigeria. The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Early Warning, Early Action’. It puts the spotlight on the vital importance of Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Reduction. It was attended by Directors, Management and Staff of the Agency. Also in attendance were Sister Agencies in the Aviation Sector, Major Stakeholders from Hydrology, Nigerian Hydrological Agency (NIHSA...
Publish Date: 29 March 2022
Strong currents of cold air around Japan caused frequent heavy snowfall over northern to western parts of the country’s Sea of Japan side and elsewhere from late December 2021 onward. Winter snowfall amounts were above normal in many locations on the Sea of Japan side, and values exceeded double the normal at some stations in western Japan. The summary of investigation was published as a press release from the Tokyo Climate Center and available from its website. The primary factors contributing to these climate conditions are illustrated in the report. Read more >>
Publish Date: 28 March 2022
The newly published WMO Bulletin complements the theme of World Meteorological Day “Early Warning and Early Action Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction” and informs discussion ahead of this May’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bali, Indonesia.
Publish Date: 23 March 2022
Within the next five years, everyone on Earth should be protected by early warning systems against increasingly extreme weather and climate change, according to an ambitious new United Nations target announced today.
Publish Date: 24 March 2022
The drive for universal coverage and protection by Early Warning services - one of the most effective forms of climate adaptation both in terms of saving lives and economic benefits...
Publish Date: 22 March 2022
Weather, climate and water extremes are becoming more frequent and intense as a result of climate change. Yet one in three people are still not adequately covered by early warning systems. And, all too often, the warnings do not reach those who need them most. World Meteorological Day on 23 March 2022 therefore has the theme Early Warning and Early Action, and spotlights the vital importance of hydrometeorological and climate information for disaster risk reduction.