Climate: Why in the Arctic is warmer than in Sochi?

The maximum temperature on July 22. Surface height H500 mm, configuration contour surface shows how the waves are distributed in the middle troposphere

July 23, 2013. Not for the first day in the north and north-east of the ETP, in the north of Siberia (even in the Polar regions) is held unprecedented heat! Daytime temperature rises to 30 … 34 °. Vorkuta, Salehard, Dixon, Norilsk, Arkhangelsk and many other weather station — fix the maximum temperature records.

Meanwhile in Sochi and Krasnodar only 27 °. And the residents of the Central European Russia, who are entitled to the

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In China, came the hottest period of summer

July 29, 2013. In many parts of China has recently stepped the hottest period of summer. According to the Central Weather Service on Sunday, the maximum temperature of the air in Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi / East China / Hunan, Hubei / Central China / Sichuan and / Southwest China / reached 37 — 39 degrees.

As forecasters predicted in the next five to eight days of sultry weather will be held in Chongqing and the areas to the south of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. There, the thermometer

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Heat waves in Europe: In Germany, melt the rails, Mallorca burning forests

July 28. In Germany, ending the weekend became the hottest this year. Unusually high even for the summer temperature established throughout the country.

In Berlin today, the thermometer rose to 37 degrees. Residents flocked to the capital located between Berlin and Potsdam Great Lakes beaches and small Wannsee Wannsee. Many went to the public swimming pools and fountains to the city.

In Munich (federal state of Bavaria), where the temperature in the heat of the day was also in the area of 37 degrees, due to deformation of the rails blocked segment of urban railway (S-Bahn). As reported in the

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Drought in China has left without water for more than 3 million people

August 15, 2013. In June, the 11 provinces of China established a severe drought. Since then, the natural disaster affected more than 27 million people. Direct economic losses to date is estimated at 12 billion yuan (about U.S. $ 2 billion).

The drought has caused shortages of drinking water. As of August 13, the difficulties experienced with the water for more than 3 million people in Hunan province in central China. Over the past two weeks, it increased by two million people.

See also: The heat in the Chinese people die

In addition, the province set

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130 years of temperature change on Earth

August 3, 2013. How did the temperature of the earth's surface? To answer this question, researchers gathered information about the temperature for 130 years from 1000 weather stations in different parts of the world and combined them with modern satellite data.

The result was an impressive video. In the mini-movie shows the temperature change on a global scale relative to the local average temperature of the mid-1900s. Red indicates warming, blue — cooling.

According to the findings of scientists over the last 130 years the earth's temperature has risen nearly 1 degree Celsius. Many of the hottest periods occurred

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Winter continues to move to Europe

Winter continues to move to Europe Weather and Climate

As confirmed by the records of meteorologists, winter begins in Austria as early as this year, that is, at the end of October, just two times in the whole time of meteorological observations. First early snow has gone October 31, 1941, the second case relates to the 23-24 October 2003. Forecasters say the anomalous change in climate patterns over Europe and that winter in Central Europe will be prolonged and severe. Already fallen snow causes a lot of inconvenience residents of Austria, on the roads which have been several automobile accidents.

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Global warming threatens to lovers of pasta?

April 14, 2013. Mark Hertsgaard is responsible from the pages of the magazine «Newsweek»: «Pasta consist mainly of wheat, and scientists say that with the increase in global temperature wheat crops around the world will suffer enormously." Indeed, in three crops, the backbone of the human diet — wheat, maize and rice — wheat is the most sensitive to temperature increase.

Professor at the University of North Dakota Menhi Frank believes that wheat grows best in cool seasons, and that high temperatures have on its growth and yield a negative impact. Scientific projections indicate that by 2050, global temperature increase

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Summer 2013 was the shortest in the history of the Arctic

August 6, 2013. After analyzing temperature data from several observation points at the north pole of the planet, scientists have come to the conclusion that this year the Arctic July was particularly cold. Temperatures lower than normal impact on the duration of the summer in the Arctic, shortening it considerably.

In the top of the Arctic lands and waters of the warm season, when the formation of new ice stops, takes about 90 days. But in 2013, for some reason in the specified period of time managed to hold the fly less than half. Similar temperature behavior and the

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Scary Summer 2010

Abnormal temperature in June 2010, compared with average temperatures in June 1971 and 2000. (NOAA)

August 10. According to experts weather center "Phobos", held July was the hottest in the history of meteorological observations of Moscow.

In its scope, the anomalies, the duration and the degree of impact the heat does not have analogs for more than a century of weather observations. For example, the average temperature was 26.1 degrees Celsius, exceeding the rate of eight to ten degrees. For a month the temperature has broken the order of ten records.

In addition, registered its absolute maximum —

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The planet is cooling down rapidly!

February 18. After 2010, which became the warmest on record, came the "cold times." January 2010 on the value of the global land + ocean temperature (12,38 ° C) took only 17th place among the warmest for the observation period from 1880 — reported by climatologists NOAA (the National Administration for the atmosphere and the ocean, USA) . To the average global temperature of the 20th century was 0,38 °. This modest result can probably be explained by the cooling effect of La Niña, which is celebrated in eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. If we consider only the surface temperature continents

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