Seasonal Climate Outlook Issued for North Africa

Seasonal Climate Outlook Issued for North Africa



10 October 2012

Above normal temperatures are very likely over much of North Africa, according to the seasonal climate outlook for October-December 2012 issued by the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD)., which is supported by WMO

Precipitation is more likely to be quite close to normal, with slight deficits over coastal parts of Morocco and adjacent areas in Algeria and slight excess over coastal parts of African countries of the eastern Mediterranean region, according to the outlook.

The outlook was issued at the Regional Climate Outlook Forum, PRESANORD,  held in Tunis 24-28 September 2012.  Its theme was “Seasonal forecast: climate service for risk management and adaption to climate change for sustainable development.”


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