El Nigno passed, but consequences continue

The climatic phenomenon of El Nigno 2023-2024 heads ended, but will continue to influence the global climate until mid-July, having a domestic effect.

This was in an interview with the Anadola agency said the director of the research and applied center on climate change and policy of the University of Turkish, Professor Levent Kournaz.

According to him, during this period in the world there may be a new wave of temperature records due to the consequences of El Nino.

The interlocutor of the agency recalled that 2023 was officially recognized as the hottest in the history of observations.

“According to the National Directorate of Ocean and Atmospheric Research (Noaa) of the United States, the average global temperature on the Earth’s surface in 2023 was 1.18 degrees higher than the average over the entire twentieth century. In the 20th century, the average temperature of the planet was about 13 , 9 degrees in 2016, the difference was 0.15 degrees, ”he said.

According to scientists, past emissions of greenhouse gases, an increase in global temperature last year was largely facilitated by the El-Nigno phenomenon ..

During the beginning of El -Nigno in June 2023 and its completion in mid -April 2024, in 2023, a record number of days with record heat – 248 was recorded. The data of the Australian Meteorological Bureau.

According to Levent Kurnaz, El-Nigno’s activity slept off the coast of Peru, where she reaches her peak.

At the same time, he noted that the current phenomenon was still weaker than the “Super-El-Nigno” 1998 and 2016.

The professor noted that due to global warming, the summer becomes longer and hotter, and winter is shorter and warmer.

“Today it is not entirely clear when winter ends and spring begins, or when autumn ends and winter begins. The same picture is observed when moving to the summer season,” he said.

– the number of hottest days

According to the information provided by Levent Kurnaz, the number of days with record temperatures since 2013 was as follows:


record hot days

All days

The ratio of the year of record hot days

2024 86 136 63.23% 2023 179 365 49.04% 2022 49 365 13.42% 2021 19 365 5.21% 2020 59 366 16.12% 2019 20 365 5.48% 2018 7 365 1.92% 2017 50 365 13.70% 2016 153 366 41.80% 2015 48 365 13.15% 2014 3 365 0.82% 2013 3 365 0.82%