Global Hazards - May 2007

Global Focus

Russia Heat Wave
Russia Heat Wave
Global Hazards And Significant Events
May 2007

A record breaking heat wave affected parts of western and central Russia during May. Additional information can be found below.
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Drought & Heat | Flooding | Storms | Tropical Cyclones | Extratropical Cyclones | Severe Winter Weather
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Drought conditions
Across the United States, extreme drought conditions were observed in areas of Wyoming, as well as northern Minnesota and throughout much of the Desert Southwest and the Southeast region. On May 29, 50% of the western U.S. was in moderate to exceptional drought, 83% in the Southeast, and 34% for the contiguous U.S., according to the Federal U.S. Drought Monitor.
Most current Drought Monitor map
U.S. Drought Monitor

Citing This Report

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Global Hazards for May 2007, published online June 2007, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from