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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.
It is with deep sadness that I read the news of Geert Jan van Oldenborgh’s passing in September. Time magazine named one of the 100 most influential people of 2021,...
(Photo: The HKO staff launching a pilot balloon at the Tsim Sha Tsui Headquarters in the 1930s. (Courtesy of the family of Mr Heywood, former Director of the HKO)) The...
The first report on the State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (WMO-No. 1279) was launched at a high-level conference...
The Extraordinary World Meteorological Congress from 11–22 October approved three sweeping initiatives to dramatically strengthen the world’s weather and climate services through a systematic increase in much-needed observational data and...
Publish Date: 22 December 2021
On December 17, the inaugural ceremony of Regional WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS), Beijing, was held in China Meteorological Administration (CMA). Mr. Zhuang Guangtai, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration...
The GDPFS is an international mechanism that coordinates Member capacities to prepare and make meteorological analyses and forecast products available to all Members. It enables delivery of harmonized services and is currently organized as a network of Global, Regional and National Centres.
Start date1 June 1963
Publish Date: 14 December 2021
A temperature of 38°C (100.4°F) in the Russian town of Verkhoyansk on 20 June 2020 has been recognized as a new Arctic temperature record by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).