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Climate Information Digest
July 2005 Volume 8, Number 7

A global Quick Look at seasonal climate, its impacts and outlooks.

Hot Topics
  • Pre-monsoon heatwave hits South Asia, largest death tolls in eastern India

  • Spring thaw of record snowpack in Southwest Asia brings destructive flooding to the region

  • Heavy rainfall causes flooding in western and northern India
  • El Niño/La Niña Update
    Sea surface temperatures in the eastern and central equatorial Pacific, although slightly above average, currently indicate ENSO-neutral conditions. See the IRI ENSO QuickLook for summary information and the IRI ENSO Update for details.

    Special Summaries for Apr-May-Jun - regions with enhanced sensitivity due to stress from persistent climate patterns.
       Persistent Cold or Heat
       Persistent Wet or Dry

    June Global Climate - summary of recent variations in temperature and precipitation. Note that all maps are linked to the IRI Data Library. For more maps and information see the IRI Maproom.
       Climatological Background
       Oceanic Conditions

    June Climate Impacts - influences of recent climate variations (with links to detailed reports) on:
       Water Resources/Energy

    August-September-October Seasonal Forecast - IRI's Net Assessment Forecast for the globe and by region

    Predictions in Context - provide a climate perspective by displaying a combination of observed and predicted precipitation.

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