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WORLD METEOROLOGICAL CENTRES (WMCs)

MELBOURNE
MOSCOW
WASHINGTON


REGIONAL SPECIALISED METEOROLOGICAL CENTRES (RSMCs) WITH GEOGRAPHICAL SPECIALIZATION

ALGIERS
BEIJING
BRACKNELL
BRASILIA
BUENOS AIRES                
CAIRO
DAKAR
DARWIN 
JEDDAH
KHABAROVSK                
MELBOURNE
MIAMI
MONTREAL
MOSCOW
NAIROBI
NEW DELHI
NOVOSIBIRSK
OFFENBACH
PRETORIA
ROME
TASHKENT
TOKYO
TUNIS/CASABLANCA
WASHINGTON
WELLINGTON

RSMCs WITH ACTIVITY SPECIALIZATION FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECASTING:

        MIAMI - HURRICANE CENTRE
        NADI - TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTRE
        NEW DELHI - TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTRE
        SAINT DENIS, LA RÉUNION - TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTRE
        TOKYO - TYPHOON CENTRE

FOR MEDIUM-RANGE WEATHER FORECASTING:

        EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR MEDIUM-RANGE WEATHER FORECAST (ECMWF)

FOR THE PROVISION OF TRANSPORT MODEL PRODUCTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY RESPONSES:

        BEIJING
        BRACKNELL
        MELBOURNE
        MONTREAL
        OBNINSK
        TOKYO
        TOULOUSE
        WASHINGTON


EMERGING SPECIAL CENTRES

AFRICAN CENTRE OF METEOROLOGICAL APPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT (ACMAD) - NIAMEY, NIGER

ASEAN SPECIALISED METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE (ASMC) - SINGAPORE

DROUGHT MONITORING CENTRES (DMCs) - NAIROBI, KENYA - HARARE, ZIMBABWE

INPE - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR MEDIUM RANGE WEATHER FORECASTING - NEW DElHI

 

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Verification information from the 20th Status Report on Implementation of the WWW

Forecast verification table

Forecast verification graphs:

  • Mean annual 500 hPa RMS height errors at 72 hours and 120 hours over areas
  • Mean annual 500 hPa RMS height errors at 72 hours and 120 hours from Forecasting Centres
  • Mean annual tropical wind speed RMS errors at 850 hPa and 250 hPa at 72 hours and 120 hours

Types of Numerical Models running at RSMCs and NMCs

Main and secondary computers used for processing at RSMCs and NMCs


 

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