Category Archives: China Meteorological Administration

Refined meteorological services will be provided for the G20 Summit

CMN. 05-08-2016. Source:China Meteorological News Press.  In recent days, Zhejiang Meteorological Service, together with Hangzhou Meteorological Office, has held the work meeting on meteorological service for G20 Summit. The meeting summarized the progress of related work and reiterated the importance of conducting all-dimensional meteorological service with all-out efforts.  Zhejiang meteorological departments give top priority to meteorological service for G20 Summit in

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Typhoon Nida shrank to tropical depression and continued to affect Guangxi and Guizhou

CMA. 03-08-2016Source:National Meteorological Center.  On the evening of August 2, Typhoon Nida, this year’s fourth typhoon shrank to tropical depression in Jinxiu County, Laibin City of south China’s Guangxi Province.  From 3 to 4 August, induced by the remaining influence of Nida, portions of most of Guangxi and Guizhou, central Hubei, and southeast Yunnan will be exposed to heavy rain

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Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association holds its 7th meeting in Beijing

CMA. 28-07-2016Source:China Meteorological News Press. On July 27, the 7th International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Change is held in Beijing. This conference is organized by Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA) and co-sponsored by Chinese Meteorological Society. At the opening ceremony, Dr Xu Xiaofeng, Deputy Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA); Dr Lu Chungu, President of COAA; Dr Xu

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Second bilateral meeting between CMA and ECMWF focus on NWP

CMA: From July 18 to 19, the Second Bilateral Meeting between China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and European Centre For Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) was held in Beijing. Dr. Florence Rabier, Director General of ECMWF and her group attended the meeting. Ms Jiao Meiyan, Deputy Administrator of CMA chaired this meeting.  In the meeting, the two parties reviewed the recent development,

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The 13th International Seminar on Climate System and Climate Change is held in Chengdu, China

CMA. 13-07-2016. Source:China Meteorological News Press.  It is reported on July 11 that the 13th International Seminar on Climate System and Climate Change (ISCS) hosted by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and co-organized by State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs is initiated in Chengdu University of Information Technology (CUIT). Qin Dahe, President of ISCS and Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, delivered

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China Meteorological Administration-Met Office strengthen cooperation in numerical forecast, climate services

17-06-2016 Source:China Meteorological News Press.  It is reported that on June 16 the local time, during attending the 68th annual session of the Executive Council of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Dr. Zheng Guoguang, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and Mr Robert Varley, Chief Executive of Met Office signed minutes of the ninth session of China-UK joint working group on

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China’s first high orbit remote sensing satellite put into use

CMA. 14-06-2016Source:Xinhua.  China’s first high orbit remote sensing satellite, Gaofen-4, went into use after six months of in-orbit testing, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) announced on June 13.  Gaofen-4 is China’s first geosynchronous orbit high-definition optical imaging satellite and the world’s most sophisticated.  Unlike from Gaofen-1 and Gaofen-2 in low orbits around the earth,

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China, 10-day refined grid point prediction to be into initial operation by 2017

CMA. 13-06-2016. Source: China Meteorological News Press It is reported that on June 6, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) issued the National Implementation Plan on the Refined National Grid Point Forecast (2016-2017), aiming to construct 10-day grid point forecast operation within 5 kilometers’ resolution over Chinese  land in the next two years. Its final goal is to establish a national network of refined

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China Meteorological Administration publicized the main weather and climate characteristics of 2016 spring in China

CMA. 06-06-2016. Source:China Meteorological News Press. It is reported that the spring average temperature across China was 11.6 ℃, 1.2℃above the average. It ranked the second place in history record since 1961 and was only second to 11.8℃ in 2008. Furthermore, the temperature was 1~2℃ above average in most of northern China and 2~4℃ above normal in portions of northern and western

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China. The precipitation peaks among the past 42 years since the flood season comes this year

CMA. 23-05-2016 Source:China Meteorological News Press. It is reported that most of southern China and Northeast China as well as northern Xinjiang have seen above-average rainfall since the flood season set in motion on March 21 this year. From March 21 to May 18, the nationally-averaged precipitation struck 119.6 mm, which increased by 24.6% than average and hit a record high in

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