Last month, France, Germany and the United Kingdom recorded their warmest September on record.
European countries recorded the hottest September on record, and the unseasonably warm weather is expected to continue into October.
Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom recorded temperatures 3.6 degrees Celsius above seasonal norms last month.
The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Monitoring Service (C3s) predicts that the year 2023 will be Hottest year Always for humanity.
How hot was Europe in September?
French Meteorological Service, Meteo-FranceA record average of 21.5°C marks the warmest September since records began in 1900. This value is 3.6°C higher than the 1991-2020 normal and averaged 21.1°C in July and August this year.
A warning was issued for the first time Heat wave The country recorded 38.8 degrees Celsius at the beginning of the month, with the Vienna department in the Midwest – the highest temperature ever recorded in September.
Germany September averaged 17.2°C – nearly 4°C above the 1961–1990 average.
“The extraordinary temperatures recorded in September this year in Germany are further proof that we are in the midst of this. Climate change“, said Tobias Fuchs, Head of the Climate and Environment Division at the German Weather Service (DWD).
at PolandTemperatures were 3.6 degrees Celsius above average and the warmest September since records began a century ago.
oh UK An average maximum of 22°C was recorded, compared to the previous record of 20.9°C set in 1895.
Will high temperatures continue in October?
With a heatwave forecast for the UK in October, hotter temperatures are forecast to continue in parts of Europe this month.
This week Heat dome In Western Europe, temperatures will reach 37°C in Portugal and Spain and 35°C in southwestern France.
Spanish Meteorological Institute AEMET He says Temperatures This year is expected to be 10 degrees Celsius above normal. This condition is expected to continue till Tuesday and the fire risk is expected to increase in some places.
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), greenhouse gases cause warming and weather events El Nino This year, temperatures reached record levels, which are expected to continue for the next five years.
At next month’s COP28 summit, world leaders will discuss how to curb climate change and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Progressive elimination Fossil fuels Reducing global warming greenhouse gas emissions will be a major issue.
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