Interactive Map: Every Extreme Weather Event in January 2014

From temperatures as low as -32 in Russia to some of the wettest weather in the UK’s history, this map shows the extreme weather events of last month from around the world.

This story first appeared on the Guardian as is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Hover over each marker to see which World Meteorological Office station it was recorded at and all the details of the extremity. The data was sourced from the Japanese Meteorological Agency and covers all of January 2014.


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