In 2014, the annual mean air temperature over China was 0.5℃ above normal making the year become the sixth warmest year together with 1999 since 1961. Temperatures were above normal in spring, summer, autumn and winter for the whole country as a whole. The mean of annual total precipitation in 2014 in China was 636.2 mm, which was near normal with 3% less than that in 2013. In 2014, the temporal and spatial distribution of precipitation was uneven. The first rainy season in South China began earlier with a larger amount of precipitation than normal. The rainy season in Southwest China started later and ended earlier with a smaller amount of precipitation than normal. The precipitation in Meiyu region was more in the south but less in the north while the Jianghuai Region missed Meiyu during this summer. The rainy season in North China was not evident. The beginning of autumnal rain of Huaxi (Western China) started earlier and ended later with a larger amount of precipitation than normal. In 2014, some regions of South China suffered a large number of heavy rains and floods, and autumnal rainfall in Huaxi and Huanghuai Regions was frequent, but the weather and climatic extreme events happened less frequently than that in 2013, with less disasters caused by torrential rainfall, floods and droughts. The death toll and disaster hit areas were significantly less than normal. In general, 2014 was a year with less meteorological disasters.