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Global Climate Report January 2023

by MeteoNews AG

January 2023 was the seventh warmest January in the world in 174 years (first reliable global averages from NOAA). January's global surface temperature was 0.87 degrees above the 20th century average of 12.0 degrees.

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The 2011 Super Outbreak

Especially during spring and early summer, severe thunderstorms with tornadoes form in North America with more or less regularity. While most of these events produce "merely" a handful of tornadoes, extreme events can occur if the constellation of pressure distribution, wind shear, and moisture is ideal for the storms. The most devastating and very deadly tornado outbreak to date occurred exactly 12 years ago. Within 4 days 362 tornadoes formed!

Michael Eichmann

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Active Tornado Early Season – the next chapter today?

Last week, a powerful tornado in the state of Mississippi claimed numerous lives and caused major destruction in several small towns. Traditionally, however, the tornado season is just beginning at the end of March. There are indications that the early tornado season will be more active in the medium term. Already today, there are the next thunderstorms with a large tornado potential.

Michael Eichmann

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World Meteorology Day and 150th anniversary of an international meteorological community

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on March 23. With the convention of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which came into force in 1950, the cooperation of a wide range of nations should lead to more reliable weather forecasts. This year, World Meteorological Day takes place under the motto "the future of weather, climate and water over generations".

Michael Eichmann

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World Meteorology Day and 150th anniversary of an international meteorological community

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on March 23. With the convention of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which came into force in 1950, the cooperation of a wide range of nations should lead to more reliable weather forecasts. This year, World Meteorological Day takes place under the motto "the future of weather, climate and water over generations".

Michael Eichmann

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Active Tornado Early Season – the next chapter today?

Last week, a powerful tornado in the state of Mississippi claimed numerous lives and caused major destruction in several small towns. Traditionally, however, the tornado season is just beginning at the end of March. There are indications that the early tornado season will be more active in the medium term. Already today, there are the next thunderstorms with a large tornado potential.

Michael Eichmann

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World Meteorology Day and 150th anniversary of an international meteorological community

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on March 23. With the convention of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which came into force in 1950, the cooperation of a wide range of nations should lead to more reliable weather forecasts. This year, World Meteorological Day takes place under the motto "the future of weather, climate and water over generations".

Michael Eichmann

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weather international

Active Tornado Early Season – the next chapter today?

Last week, a powerful tornado in the state of Mississippi claimed numerous lives and caused major destruction in several small towns. Traditionally, however, the tornado season is just beginning at the end of March. There are indications that the early tornado season will be more active in the medium term. Already today, there are the next thunderstorms with a large tornado potential.

Michael Eichmann