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11 November 2021 | dataset

State of the Climate in South-West Pacific 2020

In the South-West Pacific region, 2020 was the second or third warmest year on record, depending on the data set. Near-surface temperatures over the land and ocean averaged across the region were about 0.37–0.44 °C above the 1981–2010 average.

Countries in the Pacific are making substantial progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 13 on climate action. However, the region needs to accelerate progress towards achieving target 13.1 (strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity) and reverse current trends with a view to achieving other targets related to resilience to disasters (target 1.5 and target 11.5).

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State of the Climate in South-West Pacific 2020

This report on the State of the Climate in…

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Publisher SPREP
Modified 11 February 2022
Release Date 11 November 2021
Identifier e1869c08-55c8-4a68-a655-de4327772b4e
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Pacific Region
Relevant Countries Pacific Region
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author World Meteorological Organisation
Contact Email [email protected]