News from Members

Publish Date:
19 November 2021

On November 16, China Meteorological Administration (CMA), Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Transport, National Railway Administration, and State Post Bureau jointly released the plan of meteorological support for transportation during the 14th Five-Year Plan (hereafter referred to as the Plan). The Plan aims to form a comprehensive transportation meteorological service layout featured by coordinated deployment, implementation and support by multiple departments in five key areas of highway, railway, inland water transportation, marine transportation, and multimodal transport.

Read more >>

Publish Date:
18 November 2021

In preparation for the 2022 Seasonal Climate Prediction (SCP), our flagship event slated for the first quarter of 2022, NiMet organized a two-weeks workshop for the SCP team. The team has a blend of the best brains within the Agency. These include experts in areas of Agrometeorology, Hydrometeorology, Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP), Biometeorology, Climate Services amongst others. The team was tasked to develop and produce a national working document that will impact the lives of Nigeria. This document will cover all socio-economic sectors of the Nation.

Read more >>

Publish Date:
9 November 2021

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is pleased to inform you that our DG/CEO Professor Mansur Bako Matazu was appointed Chairperson, Board of Governor of the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD). This was following the eight extraordinary sessions that took place virtually on the 28th of June 2021. He was elected as the chairperson to serve for four years. Professor Matazu is the 1st Nigerian to hold this post in this post in its 29-year history.

Publish Date:
9 November 2021

According to data until 28.X, the average monthly temperatures for October 2021 are between 8 and 14.5 °С and have a deviation from the climatic norm between -2 and +0.5 °С. The month is the coldest month of October since 2011. During the period 22-23.X it is relatively warm with average daily temperatures between 1.5 and 2 °С above the norm. During the periods 8-15.X, 19-20.X and 24-28.X it is relatively cold with average daily temperatures between 1 and 5 °С below the norm. The highest temperatures are between 20 and 27 °C and in most cases are measured on 22 or 23.X. The highest measured temperature is in Dalgopol, region of Varna, on 22.X – 27.8 °С. The lowest temperatures are mostly between -5 and 4 °C and in most cases are measured during the period 25-28.X. Along the Black Sea coast the lowest temperatures are between 3 and 8 °С, and in high valley fields minimum temperatures have reached -6 °С. The lowest temperature was measured at Botev peak on 25.X -  -8.3 °С. There are registered frosts during the period 19-22.X mainly in stations on the high valley fields and after 25.X there are registered frosts in the plains as well.

Read more >> 

Publish Date:
8 November 2021

October 2021 was slightly warmer than normal in temperatures and above-average wind speed. The mean temperature of the month was 30.6°C which is 0.7°C above the long-term normal for October and this goes on record as the seventh-highest mean temperature for October since 1902. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for October was 32.1°C recorded in 2019.

Read more >>