This technical report includes sections on temperature and rainfall in Southern Africa, South-West Indian Ocean Island Countries, Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa and Northern Africa. The report further addresses 2013 extreme weather and climate events on the continent, including: floods and heavy precipitation; tropical cyclones and wind storms; and droughts, heat waves and fires. The data indicates that the year 2013 was one of the warmest in Africa since at least 1950, with temperatures above average in most regions.

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Organization: WMO

Topics: Environment, Adaptation, Science

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English