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WMO scientific and technical programmes

Full WMO Programme description

WMO carries out its work through scientific and technical programmes. These are designed to assist all Members to provide, and benefit from, a wide range of meteorological and hydrological services and to address present and emerging problems.

Full description (Annex II, 16th Congress Report)

World Weather Watch (WWW) Programme (full description)

Global Atmosphere Watch Programme (GAW) (full description)

World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) (full description)

Hydrology and Water Resources Programme (HWRP) (full description)

World Climate Programme (WCP) (full description)

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) (full description)

WMO Space Programme (full description)

  • Integrated space-based observing system
  • Availability and use of satellite data and products
  • Information and training
  • Space Weather Coordination

Public Weather Services Programme (full description)

  • Services and products improvement
  • Dessemination and communication of products
  • Support to disaster prevention and mitigation
  • Socio-economic applications
  • Public education and outreach
  • Education and training

Agricultural Meteorology Programme (full description)

Tropical Cyclone Programme (full description)

Marine Meteorology and Oceanography Programme (full description)

WMO Quality Management Framework (full description)

Information and Public Affairs Programme (full description)

Voluntary Cooperation Programme (full description)

Education and Training Programme (full description)

  • Human resources development
  • Training activities
  • Education and training fellowships
  • Support to training events under other WMO Programmes

WMO Programme for the Least Developed Countries (full description)

Regional Programme (RP) (full description)

Disaster Risk Reduction Programme (DRR) (full description)

Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (full description)






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