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Publish Date:
19 January 2022

The Institute was established to serve as a centre for training and research on Meteorology and Climate Change Sciences with a VISION to be an International Centre of Excellence for Effective Capacity Development in Meteorology and Climate Sciences. It was officially commissioned on the 21st of May 2019 by the Honourable Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Following the official commissioning, MIST commenced training programmes in January 2020. M.I.S.T. MISSION is to provide quality training and tailored research experience in meteorological, hydrological, and climate-related sciences for indigenous and international community of atmospheric scientists.

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Publish Date:
19 January 2022

Although average global temperatures were temporarily cooled by the 2020-2022 La Niña events, 2021 was still one of the seven warmest years on record, according to six leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization. Global warming and other long-term climate change trends are expected to continue as a result of record levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

 

Publish Date:
17 January 2022

NiMet organised a one-day stakeholder’s workshop in preparation for the public presentation of 2022 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP). It was held on the 6th January 2022 at the Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau Conference Centre, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. The objective is to present the draft SCP and engage sector stakeholders on the socio-economic implications of the prediction. NiMet also explained the methodology used for producing the SCP while assuring them their...

Publish Date:
11 January 2022

Professor Amanda Lynch (United States of America) has been elected as Chair of the WMO Research Board, which is responsible for guiding translating the aims of the WMO Members into overarching research priorities to be implemented the activities of different research programmes.

Publish Date:
10 January 2022

December 2021 goes on record as the fifth warmest December ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 21.3°C which is 1.6°C above the long-term normal for December and this goes on record as the fifth-highest mean temperature for December since 1902. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for December was 22.5°C recorded in 2001.

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The Third Pacific Meteorological Council opened in the Kingdom of Tonga today bringing together over 1

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to June 2015, as well as fo