The 2013 monsoon season is seeing large-scale flooding return to Indochina after a calmer 2012. Poverty stricken Cambodia has been hardest hit, with some 83 deaths so far.

The North American Drought in 2012/13, an expansion of the 2010–2012 Southern United States drought, originated in the midst of a record breaking heat wave. Low snowfall amounts in winter, coupled with the intense summer heat from La Nina, caused drought-like conditions to migrate northward

The 2013 extreme weather events included several all-time temperature records in Northern and Southern Hemisphere.