Weather and climate highlights-2014 in the Russian Federation


The 2014 spatially averaged surface temperature in the Russian Federation tied with 2013 was the 6th highest on the record since the beginning of instrumental observations in 1891. That is considerably lower than in the record-breaking 2007. Ten warmest years in the record took place in the XXI century.

Temperature Anomalies and Weather Conditions in Russia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2012


Northern Hemisphere

2012 went down in history of the Northern hemisphere as one of the warmest years. In accordance with the observations results since 1891 through 2012 its average annual air temperature calculated to within 0,1º, holds 5-7 place (together with 1998 and 2003) is among the warmest years since 1880. It’s warmer than 2011 having 9-10 rank, but is notably colder than 2010, the average annual temperature of which is an absolute maximum.