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Publish Date: 25 March 2020
The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) conducted online outreach activities this year to celebrate World Meteorological Day 2020. It includes a message from WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and CMA Administrator Ms. LIU Yaming. You can find many other interesting outreach materials, including the online video of CMA's new meteorological exhibition hall and other colorful on-line commemorative activities.
Publish Date: 11 March 2020
February 2020 was warmer than normal in temperatures and below-average precipitation. The mean temperature of the month was 19.1°C which is 1.2°C above the long-term normal for February. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 22.6°C which is 1.4°C above the long-term normal. The highest temperature recorded during the month was 29.5°C which occurred on the 8 th February at Bahrain International Airport but recorded 33.2°C on the 25 th February at Bahrain International Circuit. Read more >>
Publish Date: 9 March 2020
The Tokyo Climate Center (TCC) of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released the 59th issue of the TCC News on the TCC website. This issue covers: - Global surface temperature for 2019 was the second highest since 1891 - Highlights of the Global Climate in 2019 - Summary of Japan's Climatic Characteristics for 2019 - TCC contributions to ASEANCOF-13 and visit to MSS - TCC Training Seminar on Climate Analysis Information on Extreme Climate Events - Update of website on RA II Information Sharing for Climate Services - TCC Activity Report for 2019 Read more >>
Publish Date: 10 February 2020
Since December 2019, eastern and western Japan have seen significantly above normal temperatures, and the Sea of Japan side of the country has experienced record-low snowfall. These climate extremes are attributed to weaker-than-normal southward cold air-flow to Japan’s main islands and synoptic climate conditions characterized by nonpersistence of typical winter pressure patterns around Japan. These phenomena may be attributable to a northward meandering of the subtropical jet stream over and around Japan and a persistent positive phase of the Arctic Oscillation. Read more >>
Publish Date: 10 February 2020
For the first time, forecasters from across the Caribbean have been participating in a major international atmospheric and oceanic field campaign, entitled, " Elucidating the Role of Clouds-Circulation Coupling in Climate " (EUREC 4 A). The field campaign is focused on the areas east and south of Barbados, from 20 January to 20 February 2020. Read more >>
Publish Date: 7 February 2020
The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) is going to retire Korea’s first geostationary meteorological satellite, COMS, or Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite. The COMS’ meteorological imager (MI) will be terminating its observation on 31 March 2020 at UTC 23:59. The COMS, located at 128.2 °E and operated by KMA, was launched on 26 June 2010 and started its official operation on 1 April after its 10-month in-orbit test. It was operated two years longer than its seven-year design lifespan and finally, its meteorological mission is about to reach the end-point after nine...
Publish Date: 6 February 2020
January 2020 was warmer than normal in temperatures and above-average precipitation. The mean temperature of the month was 18.1°C which is 1.1°C above the long-term normal for January. The mean maximum temperature of the month was 21.0°C which is 1.0°C above the long-term normal. The highest temperature recorded during the month was 29.2°C which occurred on the 4th January at Bahrain International Airport and goes on record as the third highest maximum temperature for January since 1946 and only exceeded by 23 rd January 1953 with a record of 31.7°C and 31 st January 2015 with a record of 29....
Publish Date: 16 August 2019
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that July was the warmest month on record for the globe. The global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average for July 2019 was the highest for the month of July, making it the warmest month overall in the 140-year NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880. The year-to-date temperature for 2019 tied with 2017 as the second warmest January–July on record. READ MORE>>
Publish Date: 1 August 2019
The Geo-KOMPSAT-2A (located in 128.2°E) geostationary meteorological satellite managed by the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) began operation at 00 UTC on 25 July 2019, continuing the COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) mission of strengthening Korea’s capability to monitor the atmospheric environment over the Asia-Pacific region. Geo-KOMPSAT-2A data and images are now available through the NMSC webpage. Read more >>
Publish Date: 13 August 2019
International Authoritative Climate Report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record. Major indicators of climate change continued to reflect trends consistent with a warming planet. A new State of the Climate report confirmed that 2018 was the fourth warmest year in records dating to the mid-1800s.