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What are WMO RCCs?

WMO Regional Climate Centers (RCCs) are centres of excellence that create regional products including long-range forecasts that support regional and national climate activities, and thereby strengthen the capacity of WMO Members in a given region to deliver better climate services to national users.

RCC Functions

WMO RCCs perform the following set of mandatory functions covering the domains of long-range forecasting (LRF), climate monitoring, data services and training.

Main Products


GPC Tokyo (a Global Producing Center for Long-range Forecasts (LRF))


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Monthly Highlights on Climate System (latest issue)


STRATALERT TOKYO  last updated : 11 Apr 2014

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15 August 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate System Monitoring

15 August 2014 new

  • Updated Information: World Climate

14 August 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Global Average Surface Temperature Anomalies

11 August 2014 new

8 August 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate in Japan

25 July 2014 new

14 May 2014 new

    - El Niño Outlook (April - October 2014)
    - JMA's Seasonal Numerical Ensemble Prediction for Summer 2014
    - Warm Season Outlook for Summer 2014 in Japan
    - Summary of the 2013/2014 Asian Winter Monsoon
    - New provision of Monthly Discussion on Seasonal Climate Outlooks
    - TCC Expert Participation in RCOFs
    - Launch of website for the Pilot Project on Information Sharing on Climate Services

15 April 2014 new

4 April 2014 new

31 March 2014 new

6 March 2014 new

3 March 2014 new

  • Announcement: Products using new reanalysis dataset (JRA-55) are available

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