July 2022, one of the hottest months in the world

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Geneva, said on Tuesday that the past month was one of the world’s hottest on record.

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“The world has just experienced one of the three hottest Julys ever. It is clear that, as we all know, a very intense and prolonged heat wave has affected parts of Europe,” WMO spokeswoman Claire Nullis said at a press conference.

In a press release, the WMO, citing data from the Copernicus Service on climate change, explained that last month would be slightly cooler than July 2019, but slightly warmer than July 2016.

“But the difference between these three months is really very small,” El-Sayed said.I Knowles. The deviation is less than the margin of error.

In general, the temperature recorded during the past month exceeded the temperature recorded in July during the reference period 1991-2020 by 0.4 °C, despite the presence of a natural La Niña phenomenon, which, according to the World Meteorological Organization, is a “cooling effect”.

Last month, the WMO called on leaders to “wake up” to heat waves like those currently experienced in Europe, which are set to become more frequent due to climate change at least in the next few years.

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), July 2022 did not reach the top of the podium, with some regions of the world recording temperatures below average along the western part of the Indian Ocean – from the Horn of Africa to southern India, and most of the central regions. Asia and most of Australia.

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In addition to the heat wave, some regions of the world are experiencing severe drought. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), July was drier than average for most of Europe, most of North America and large parts of South America, Central Asia and Asia, Australia.

On the other hand, wetter than average conditions have been recorded in eastern Russia, northern China and a wide area extending from eastern Africa to northwest India through Asia.

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