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China
Regional Association II (Asia)

General Information

population 1 357 380 000 (*)
GDP (million USD) 9 240 270 (*)
WMO Member since 1951-04-01
decadal temp. anomalies (**) 1.3 °C
local weatherweather forecast
* World Bank (2013) ** The Global climate (2001-2010)

Institutional Arrangements

National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Service:

China Meteorological Administration (CMA)
Website http://www.cma.gov.cn,http://www.weather.com.cn/
Responsible Ministry State Council
PR with WMO Ms LIU Yaming

Hydrology

National Hydrometeorological Service Ministry of Water Resources
Hydrological adviser Jian DENG

Aviation

Meteorological Authority
Meteorological service provider
Institutional information
Composition of the WMO (PUB5) update
Permanent Representative
Ms LIU YAMING Executive Council Acting Member (Executive Council)
Hydrological Adviser
Mr DENG Jian
Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
Dr XU Technical Commission Individual Members (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
Dr SONG Technical Commission Individual Members (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology) Technical Commission Group member (CCl Management Group Climate Data Management)
Mr LI Technical Commission Individual Members (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
Dr CHEN Technical Commission Individual Members (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
Commission for Basic Systems
Ms JIAO Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Basic Systems) Technical Commission Vice-President (Commission for Basic Systems)
Dr YANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Basic Systems)
Mr WANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Basic Systems)
Mr ZHAO Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Basic Systems)
Dr DUAN Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Basic Systems)
Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation
Mr MA Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation)
Mr ZHAO Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation)
Mr ZHOU Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation) Technical Commission Group member (OPEN PROGRAMME AREA GROUP ON UPPER-AIR Observation Technology (OPAG-Upper-Air)(Co-chairpersons))
Commission for Hydrology
Dr BI Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Hydrology)
Mr WANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Hydrology)
Prof. LIU Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Hydrology) Technical Commission Group member (Member leading activities associated with the Hydrological Forecasting and Prediction)
Mr LIANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Hydrology)
Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
Dr GONG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
Dr TAN Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
Dr ZHANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
Dr LUO Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology
Mr XU Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology)
Dr QU Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology)
Commission for Agricultural Meteorology
Dr CHEN Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology)
Dr WANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology)
Dr ZHOU Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology) Technical Commission Group member (Coordinator for Inter-Regional Training and Informations Services for Capacity Building)
Commission for Climatology
Mr ZHANG Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Climatology)
Dr XIAO Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Climatology)
FUMEN Ren Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Climatology) Technical Commission Group member (Task Team on Defiinitions of Extreme Weather and Climate Events)
ZHANG Peiqun Technical Commission Individual Members (Commission for Climatology) Technical Commission Group member (Expert Team On Climate Risk and Sector-specific Climate Indices)
Institutional Information update
1.1 Exact Title of the National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Service (NM(H)S)China Meteorological Administration
1.2 Title of the parent organizationState Council
1.3 What is the legal status of the NMHSAgency
1.4 Is the NM(H)S responsible for operational hydrologyNo
1.5 If your answer on the preceding question is "No", please provide the name of the National Hydrological ServiceMinistry of Water Resources
1.6 Is the NM(H)S responsible for the provision of meteorological service for aviation (Select the appropriate answer from the list below)the Service is not the Meteorological Authority (as per ICAO Annex 3) but partially involved in the met service provision for aviation
1.6.1 If your answer on the preceding question is "No", please provide the name of the Aviation Authority and Service ProviderAuthority Title:Service Provider Title:
1.7 In your country, is there a law, decree or other legislative act on meteorology (or hydrometeorology, or similar)Law
1.8 Provide the title of the primary legislative act that determines the functions of your ServiceMeteorological Law
1.9 Please indicate any other regulatory framework applicable to the functions of your ServiceRegulations on Protection of Meteorological Facilities and Observation Environment
2.1 NM(H)S Staff: what is the total staff of your organization (full time equivalent)Total:54426Male:34288Female:20138
2.2 NM(H)S Staff: number of staff with higher education degree47489
2.3 NM(H)S Staff: if available - what is the average age of the staff
2.4 NM(H)S Staff - trends: please indicate the trend of the staffing figures during the recent 3-5 yearsno significant year-to-year change
2.5 NM(H)S Budget: what is the total budget of your organization
2.6 NM(H)S Budget: main sources of fundinggovernment
2.7 NM(H)S Budget: what percentage of the budget comes from non-government budget
2.8 NM(H)S Budget: trends: please indicate the trend of the government component of the budget during the recent 3-5 yearssteadily increasing
2.9 NM(H)S Budget: alternative sources please indicate sources of funding for improving the hydrometeorological infrastructure, etc.research projects
2.10 NM(H)S - Areas of ResponsibilityMeteorologyClimate
2.11 NM(H)S - Business modelGovernment or state owned, providing Public Weather Service (PWS) or other services to the state or to the public only (commercial activities not allowed)
2.12 NM(H)S Quality Management: is there a Quality Management (QMS) programme in place as part of your management practicesYes
2.13 NM(H)S Quality Management: status of QMS implementationnoneQMS implemented in part of the overall process
2.14 NM(H)S development Planning: is there a development/strategic plan covering the next 3-5 years in placeYes
2.15 NM(H)S development Planning: if the answer of the question above is "yes", please indicate the main priority areas in your planEnhancing the monitoring infrastructureImproving the management and institutional arrangementsImproving operational forecasts including the warning productsEnhanced climate services (implementation of the GFCS)Extending services to new user sectorsImproved IT (including better use of web services and social media)Automation of the observing networksImplementation of WISImplementation of WIGOSDevelopment and implementation of new commercial services/productsTraining, education and capacity building of staff
3.1 NM(H)S - Types of services providedPublic Weather Services (PWS)Warning servicesClimate servicesAgro-meteorological servicesTailored services to specific economic sectorsAir/water qualityClimate Research
3.2 NM(H)S - Current level of service provision for different type of services (This is a self-assessment question; please express your assessment in the specified grades to the best of your knowledge)PWSWarning ServicesClimate ServicesAgrometeorological ServicesTailored Services to specific economic sectorsAir/Water qualityClimate ResearchAviation serivces, marine services,hydrological services and earthquake services are under the responsibility of other agencies in China., advanced (exceeding the requirements and utilizing innovative
3.3 NM(H)S - Current level of capability across number of research and development areasEarly Warning ServicesMarine MeteorologyClimate ChangeClimate ExtremeAviation serivces and hydrological services are under the responsibility of other agencies in China.
Regional subsidiary bodies update

Regional subsidiay bodies

Structure of RA-II

Management Group for RA II

RA II Management Group

Implementation Coordination Team on Service Delivery

Implementation Coordination Team on Disaster Risk Reduction

Working Group Hydrological Services RA II

Working Group on Hydrological Services

Working Group Weather Services RA II

Expert Group on Aeronautical Meteorological Services Delivery

Expert Group on Public Weather Services Delivery

Working Group Climate Services RA II

Expert Group on Climate Services

Expert Group on Agrometeorology

Working Group on WIGOS/WIS RA II

Working Group on WIGOS and WIS

Expert Group on WIGOS

Expert Group on WIS

Technical Commission Experts update

Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

NameWorkgroups
Prof. LIN Shao Hua  
Ms CHEN Jixiang  
Dr. LIN Mingsen  
Ms XIANG Li  
Mr ZENGJIAN Zhang  
Dr CHEN Zhi  
Mr MOK Hing-Yim  
Mr YU Fujiang  
Dr. HAN Guijun  
Mr. YANG JinKun  
NING Chun Lin  
Dr YU Ting  
YANG Y  
BAOHUI Li  
Mr BAOGUI Bi  
Prof. SI Jianwen  
Prof. WU Aina  
DONG Mingmei  
Dr. XU Fumin  
Mr WANG Hua  
Mrs WEI Lixin  
Mr SONG Lianchun  
Mr XU Yinglong  
Dr LIU Guimei  
Mr WANG Hong  
Dr SUN Jingli  
Mr WANG Hui  
Prof GAO Zhongwen  
Mr ZENG Qin  
Dr XU Jing  
Ms. CUIYING Tian  
Ms ZHANG Haiying  
Dr MU Lin  
Dr. LIANG Chu Jin  
WEIFANG Jin  
JAN Sen  
JIANG Lianghong  
QINGLEI Su  
Dr. LIU Shouhua  
Mr SHUANGQUAN Wu  
Ms SHANG Wenyan  
Mr. ZHANG Suoping  
SUN Ying  
ZHOUWEN Yu  

Commission for Basic Systems

NameWorkgroups
Dr ZHANG Ming  
Mr CHEN Yongqing  
Mr XIONG Anyuan  
Dr GUO Jianxia  
Prof. (Ms) JIAO Meiyan  
Ms WANG Jianjie  
Mr NIE Jing  
Ms ZHU Ting  
Dr FANG Xiang  
Ms MAO Dongyan  
Dr (Mrs) CHEN Jing  
Ms PEI Chong  
Ms ZHAO Fang  
Mr WANG Guofu  
Mr LANG Hongliang  
Ms GAO Feng  
Ms LI Xiang  
Dr GONG Jiandong  
Dr ZHANG Peiqun  
Dr SONG Zhenxin  
Ms TIAN Weihong  
Ms GAO Ge  
Mr ZHANG Hongzheng  
Ms LI Mingmei  
Ms SHI Lijuan  
Dr LI Changxing  
Mr RUI Rui  
Dr CAO Yunchang  
Dr ZHANG XiaoXin  
Dr ZHANG Zhiqiang  
Mr ZENG Qin  
Dr WEI LI  
Dr WANG Jiankai  
Dr TANG Qianhong  
Mr LUO BING  
Dr LU Feng  
Dr LIANG Xudong  
Dr GONG Zhiqiang  
Dr CHEN Baode  
Ms MA Lijuan  
Mr LIU Peter  
Dr WANG Qiang  
Mr XU Jianliang  

Commission for Atmospheric Sciences

NameWorkgroups
Dr CHEN Yue  
Dr DING Yuhui  
Dr DUAN Yihong  
Prof. (Ms) JIAO Meiyan  
Prof. LI Jianping  
Prof. WANG Huijian  
Ms WANG Jianjie  
Prof. WU Guoxiong  
Dr YU Hui  
Dr ZHANG Renhe  
Dr CHANG W.L.  
Prof. ZHANG Xiao-Ye  
Dr ZHOU Chunhong  
Dr (Mrs) CHEN Jing  
Dr GONG Jiandong  
Dr XU Tang  
Mrs BIAN H.  
Prof. ZHOU Lingxi  
Dr BAI Jian hui  
Prof. Dr TANG Jie  
YUNFAN Wan  
Mr WANG Jinxing  
Dr LUO Chao  
Prof. XU Xiangde  
Prof. LI Xingsheng  
LI Yingchun  
Mr LU Joey  
Mr XU Xiaobin  
Prof. (Ms) HU Min  

Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology

NameWorkgroups
Mr ZHANG Zhong Feng  
Focal Points update

ASAP National Focal Points (ASAP-NFPs)

No Focal Point nominated

DBCP National Focal Points for buoy programmes (DBCP-NFP)

NameCountryRole
Dr. LIU Shouhua China
Mr MOK Hing-Yim China

DRR Focal Points of RAs, TCs and TPs

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for Information and Public Affairs

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Mingmei China focal-point

Focal Points for RTH

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point
Ms ZHAO Fang China focal-point-second

Focal Points for WIS Centres

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point
Ms ZHAO Fang China focal-point-second

Focal Points for WIS Metadata matters

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point
Ms ZHAO Fang China focal-point-second

Focal Points of CBS Lead Centers on Data Quality Monitoring (Land Surface)

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Point for Education and Training

NameCountryRole
Eng. DONG Zhanghang China focal-point

National Focal Point for Weather Radar Metadata

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Point on Matters Related to Weather Pub. No. 9, Volume A (Observing Stations)

NameCountryRole
Ms SHI Lijuan China focal-point

National Focal Points for Codes and Data Representation Matters

NameCountryRole
Ms ZHAO Fang China focal-point
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point-second

National Focal Points for Monitoring and Evaluation system

NameCountryRole
Mrs JUN Yu China focal-point

National Focal Points for OSCAR/Surface

NameCountryRole
Ms SHI Lijuan China focal-point

National Focal Points for PWS

NameCountryRole
Mr RUI Rui China focal-point

National Focal Points for the Country Profile Database

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for the RMDCN

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point

National Focal Points for the Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for WIGOS

NameCountryRole
Dr LI Changxing China focal-point
Ms PEI Chong China focal-point

National Focal Points on Matters Related to Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and related Climatological matters (RBCN)

NameCountryRole
Mr XIONG Anyuan China focal-point

National Focal Points on Matters Related to the Regional Basic Synoptic Network (RBSN)

NameCountryRole
Mr CHEN Yongqing China focal-point

National Focal Points on the Implementation Plan for the Evolution of the Global Observing System (EGOS-IP)

NameCountryRole
Ms PEI Chong China focal-point

National Focal Points on WIS matters

NameCountryRole
Ms LI Xiang China focal-point
Ms ZHAO Fang China focal-point-second
Mr LANG Hongliang China focal-point-third

National Gender Focal Points

NameCountryRole
Ms ZHANG Junxia China focal-point

Port Meteorological Officers - useful contacts (PMOs)

No Focal Point nominated

SOOP Implementation Panel (SOOPIP)

NameCountryRole
Mr. YANG JinKun China

SWFDP Global Production Centre Focal Points

NameCountryRole
Ms MAO Dongyan China focal-point

SWFDP Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre Focal Points

No Focal Point nominated

Task Team on VOS recruitment and programme promotion (TT-VOSRPP)

No Focal Point nominated

VOS Panel (VOSP)

NameCountryRole
Mr MOK Hing-Yim China
Mrs WEI Lixin China

WMO AMDAR Focal Points

NameCountryRole
Mr XU Jianliang China focal-point
Observations
Surface and upper-air stations (Volume A/ OSCAR/Surface) update
Lijuan SHIshow in Google maps
Catalogue of Meteorological Bulletins (Volume C1) update
Radars update
Global Atmosphere Watch - Stations update
Country information
WMO Information System update

Wiscentres

Xiang LI (GISC, DCPCs (NMIC, NMC, BCC,NSMC)) | Fang ZHAO (GISC, DCPCs (NMIC, NMC, BCC,NSMC)) |show in Google maps
Name Centre type Principal GISC Secondary GISC CBS Endorsement Technical Commission Manual on WIS status
NMC  NC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
GISC (Beijing)  GISC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
National Satellite Meteorological Centre (NSMC), CMA  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RTH (Beijing)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RCC (Beijing NCC, - RA II)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CCl  Equals WIS Manual 
RSMC-Geographical (NMC)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RSMC-Activity-ATM (NMC)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 

Gtslinks

Xiang LI
remote endpoint type speed national endpoint
Melbourne  Internet    Beijing 
Macao  IP  64  Beijing 
HongKong  IP  4000  Beijing 
Tokyo  IP  3000  Beijing 
Khabarovsk  IP  64  Beijing 
Ulaanbaatar  IP  64  Beijing 
Seoul  IP  32  Beijing 
PyongYang  IP  64  Beijing 
Hanoi  IP  64  Beijing 
Offenbach    48  Beijing 
NewDelhi  IP  128  Beijing 
Moscow    28,8  Beijing 
Bangkok  IP  64  Beijing 
INFOHYDRO update

Ministry of Water Resources of China

Responsible organization

NameMinistry of Water Resources of China
Address2 Lane 2, Baiguang Road, Beijing 100053, China
Websitehttp://www.hydroinfo.gov.cn/
Full profileInfohydro profile page
Last updated2014-03-19

Protocol options

General hydrologyyes
Hydropoweryes
Agricultureyes
Water supplyyes
Flood controlyes
Pollution controlyes
Navigationno

Coverage

National

Types of stations operated

Hydrometricyes
Groundwateryes
Climateno
Snowno
Lake levelsyes
Glaciersno
Estuariesyes
Ice thicknessno
Soil moistureyes
Sedimentyes
Water qualityyes
Bio diversityno

Geographical descriptors

General climatetemperate
Mean annual precip.~590 mm
Standard deviation~27 mm
Regional Centres update

For WMO Information System centres please also see the widget "WMO Information System" above

Name Type City
Regional Climate Centre   RCC   Beijing   designated  
Regional Instrument Centre   RIC   Beijing    
Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre   RSMC   Beijing    
Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre for Environmental   RSMC-EER   Beijing    
Regional Training Centre   RTC   Nanjing    
Regional Training Centre   RTC   Beijing    
Regional Telecommunication Hub on the Main Telecommunication   RTH-MTN   Beijing    
VLAB centre of Excellence   VLAB CoE   Nanjing    
VLAB centre of Excellence   VLAB CoE   Beijing    
WMO Library update
Climate Normals (1961-1990) update

Station: HAILAR (50527-0)

Station: QIQIHAR

Station: ALTAY

Station: YINING

Station: KASHI

Station: RUOQIANG

Station: HOTAN

Station: HAMI

Station: JIUQUAN

Station: DOULAN

Station: ERENHOT (53068-0)

Station: YINCHUAN

Station: TAIYUAN (53772-0)

Station: YANJI

Station: SHENYANG

Station: BEIJING

Station: QINGDAO

Station: LHASA

Station: QAMDO (56137-0)

Station: XICHANG

Station: TENGCHONG

Station: KUNMING

Station: XI'AN

Station: ZHENGZHOU

Station: YICHANG

Station: ZHIJIANG

Station: GANZHOU (57993-0)

Station: NANCHANG

Station: TAOYUAN

Station: GUANGZHOU

Station: SHANTOU (59316-0)

Station: NANNING

Station: HAIKOU

Alerting Authorities Registry (CAP) update
Title Description More Info
China: China Meteorological Administration   A WMO Member [China] identifies China Meteorological Administration as an alerting authority for hazard threats of these CAP categories: Geo Met Fire Env.   http://alerting.worldweather.org/authorities.php?recId=30
China: Ministry of Water Resources   A WMO Member [China] identifies Ministry of Water Resources as an alerting authority for hazard threats of these CAP categories: Met.   http://alerting.worldweather.org/authorities.php?recId=31
Cooperation
VCP Requests updateNo data available
Fellowships update

Hosted Fellowships

Training Institution Purpose of study Home Country Description Type of study Study period
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Pakistan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Uzbekistan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Ethiopia Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Guinea-Bissau Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Kazakhstan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Kenya Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  United Republic of Tanzania Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Lao People's Democratic Republic Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
Int'l Centre for Climate & Env. Sci, Beijing  Partial assistance for tuition and stipend from RB.  Pakistan Meteorology  Others (Specify)  2002-01 - 2004-12 
NUIST  This is funded under VCP/China and travel only by WMO.  Nigeria Meteorology  Meteorological Forecasting  2005-04 - 2005-05 

Sent Fellowships

Host country Institution Purpose of study Description Type of study Study period
Canada University of Alberta  Research work on CSM modelling. CA received on 05.05.2003. PR received on 24.03.2005.  Meteorology  Numerical Modelling  2003-04 - 2004-03 
Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Observatory  Training Course on Aviation Meteorological Services. Funded entirely by Hong Kong, China under VCP, except for travel by home country.  Meteorology  Aeronautical Meteorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
GFCS Projects updateNo data available
Projects updateNo data available