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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.

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


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STRATALERT TOKYO  last updated : 11 Apr 2014

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14 November 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Global Average Surface Temperature Anomalies

14 November 2014 new

  • Updated Information: World Climate

14 November 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate System Monitoring

10 November 2014 new

10 November 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate in Japan

24 October 2014 new

3 September 2014 new

28 August 2014 new

22 August 2014 new

    - General Information on Japan's Climate Now Available
    - Summary of Kosa (Aeolian dust) Events over Japan in 2014
    - Sea Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk for the 2013/2014 Winter Season
    - TCC Expert Visits Myanmar

15 April 2014

4 April 2014

31 March 2014

6 March 2014

3 March 2014

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

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