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Publish Date: 16 August 2019
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that July was the warmest month on record for the globe. The global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average for July 2019 was the highest for the month of July, making it the warmest month overall in the 140-year NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880. The year-to-date temperature for 2019 tied with 2017 as the second warmest January–July on record. READ MORE>>
Publish Date: 13 August 2019
International Authoritative Climate Report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record. Major indicators of climate change continued to reflect trends consistent with a warming planet. A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year in records dating to the mid-1800s.
Publish Date: 1 August 2019
According to new data from the World Meteorological Organization and Copernicus Climate Change Programme, July matched, and maybe broke, the record for the hottest month since analysis began.
Publish Date: 9 August 2019
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has launched a portal website for access to weather information for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held from 24 July to 9 August 2020 and from 25 August to 6 September 2020, respectively. “ Tokyo 2020 Weather Portal ” Read more >>
Publish Date: 8 August 2019
The first-ever comprehensive scientific assessment of the links between land and climate change is a critical contribution to efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, tackle the impacts of global warming and protect food security, the World Meteorological Organization said today.
Publish Date: 6 August 2019
July 2019 goes on record as the third hottest July ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 36.0°C which is 2.1°C above the long-term normal for July and this goes on record as the third highest mean temperatures for the month of July since 1902. This is same as July 2012 & 2016 and exceeded by July 2017 with a record of 36.9°C and July 2018 with a record of 36.2°C. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 39.5°C which is 1.5°C above the long-term normal. Note that the highest mean maximum monthly temperatures in Bahrain was 42.1°C recorded in...
Publish Date: 1 August 2019
The Geo-KOMPSAT-2A (located in 128.2°E) geostationary meteorological satellite managed by the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) began operation at 00 UTC on 25 July 2019, continuing the COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) mission of strengthening Korea’s capability to monitor the atmospheric environment over the Asia-Pacific region. Geo-KOMPSAT-2A data and images are now available through the NMSC webpage. Read more >>
Publish Date: 12 July 2019
Unusually hot and dry conditions in parts of the northern hemisphere have been conducive to fires raging from the Mediterranean to – in particular – the Arctic. Climate change, with rising temperatures and shifts in precipitation patterns, is amplifying the risk of wildfires and prolonging the season.
Publish Date: 31 July 2019
Two records! June has never been warmer or sunnier in Germany Offenbach, 28 June 2019 – June 2019 is the warmest and sunniest June in Germany since nationwide measurements first began. “New maximum temperatures yet again! It is coming to the point when I don't know what comment to make about this series of climate-related records,” says Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) press officer Uwe Kirsche, after an initial analysis by the DWD of data from its around 2,000 weather stations. Secondly, following on after a very wet May, June was much too dry. Read more >>
Publish Date: 25 July 2019
An extreme Sharav occurred in Israel on July 17 th . In Sedom (southern Dead Sea) the daily maximum temperature reached an outstanding high of 49.9°C, which is the highest temperature recorded in Israel since June 1942 (On June 21 st 1942, 54°C was measured at Tirat Tzvi, the highest temperature ever recorded in Israel). A Sharav depression (warm cyclone) reached Israel from North Africa, which is unusual for the main summer months (it mostly occurs in spring). As a result there was a sharp rise in temperatures, which reached 40-42°C in the Coastal Plain, the Northern Valleys and the northern...