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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 April 2014 new

15 April 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate System Monitoring

14 March 2014 new

  • Updated Information: World Climate

14 April 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Global Average Surface Temperature Anomalies

10 April 2014 new

10 April 2014 new

  • Updated Information: Climate in Japan

4 April 2014 new

31 March 2014 new

25 March 2014 new

6 March 2014 new

3 March 2014 new

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

28 February 2014 new

27 February 2014 new

    - Global Average Surface Temperatures for 2013
    - Highlights of the Global Climate for 2013
    - Summary of Japan's Climatic Characteristics for 2013
    - The Japanese 55-year Reanalysis (JRA-55)
    - Upgrade of JMA's One-month Ensemble Prediction System
    - Complete revision of ClimatView for plug-in-free compatibility with Web browsers
    - TCC Activity Report for 2013

10 February 2014 new

3 February 2014 new

30 January 2014 new

14 January 2014 new

  • Updated Information: World Climate

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