The first half of 2015 in Russia, as well as in the Northern Hemisphere, it was the warmest in the history of meteorological observations in the world. The past June in most parts of the country was abnormally warm.
Only on Sakhalin Island, in the north of Primorye and the south of Kamchatka, and in part Kaliningrad, Pskov, Arkhangelsk Oblast and the Republic of Karelia the average air temperature was a little lower than normal. In the rest of the country, it has exceeded it. In the Urals, Western Siberia and the Lower Volga – by 4-6 degrees.
Throughout the many times during the month recorded new high temperatures. On some days in the Republic of Kalmykia and the Astrakhan region, in the east of the Volgograd and Saratov regions, the thermometer rose to 40 and above. As a result, the average June temperature in the second rank among the highest values for this indicator yielded only by June 2012 and the first half was the warmest in the history of regular meteorological observations in the country.
In some regions of the monthly norm of precipitation is 2-3. June 2015 was not only very warm, but rainy.In the north of the European territory, in the Urals and Siberia, as well as in parts of Yakutia monthly precipitation exceeded the norm by 2-3 times. Sometimes they were slow, and then a few days fell out monthly rainfall, and in Sochi this happened in less than a day. Abnormally warm weather prevailed and much of the northern hemisphere of our planet.
In the West, the United States and Canada, in Alaska, in Western Europe, in the west of Kazakhstan, in Central Asia and the Middle East, in southern China the average temperature for June exceeded the norm by 2-5 degrees. With an accuracy of 0.1 degrees average temperature hemisphere repeated record achievement for the first time established in June 2010, and then repeated twice in 2012 and 2014.