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Current Climate

Current Climate Conditions

In December 2022, positive monthly mean temperature anomalies were observed over the Arctic, Siberia, Europe (excluding Northern Europe), the Middle East, and North Africa. Negative anomalies were observed over some regions of Russia, Central Asia, northwestern and eastern China, western Canada, and Australia. Above normal precipitation was observed over the eastern Indian Ocean, Philippines, and the region spanning Papua New Guinea to the Coral Sea. Below normal precipitation spanned southwestern China, northern and southern Africa, the western tropical Pacific, and the most region of South America.


Climate Highlight

For timely detection and monitoring of major climate events over the Asia-Pacific region, the latest observed weekly, monthly and seasonal mean values of 2m temperature (T2M), outgoing long wave radiation (OLR), rainfall (RAIN), sea surface temperature (SST), surface wind at 10m (Wind10m) and geopotential height at 500hPa (Z500) are provided.