• 11 September 2017

    How can we best represent uncertainty in weather forecasting models? ECMWF scientist Sarah-Jane Lock will chart the way forward in a talk at the four-day Annual Seminar on ensemble prediction (11 to 14 September).

  • 4 September 2017

    A symposium will be held at the Centre on 8 December 2017 to mark the decisive contributions of ECMWF scientist Adrian Simmons to numerical weather prediction and climate science.

  • 29 August 2017

    ECMWF simulations have helped to explain how a fierce storm in June 1944 destroyed one of two harbours built to support the Allied invasion of northern France in World War II.

  • 21 August 2017

    The multi-model sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) prediction database hosted by ECMWF has expanded significantly over the last two years and now includes data from 11 forecasting centres.

  • 14 August 2017

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has designated ECMWF as a World Meteorological Centre (WMC), in a clear recognition of ECMWF's global forecasting capabilities.

  • 7 August 2017

    The ECMWF Annual Report 2016 is now available online.

  • 31 July 2017

    In March 2017 ECMWF received a request to make its preciptiation forecasts available to help Peru deal with a devastating flood disaster. In line with ECMWF’s rules for the dissemination of real-time data, the Centre agreed.

  • 25 July 2017

    Registration for ECMWF’s Annual Seminar on ‘Ensemble prediction: past, present and future’ from 11 to 14 September 2017 remains open until 1 September.

  • 20 July 2017

    The summer 2017 issue of the ECMWF Newsletter is now available. As well as news about ECMWF staff and events, it features articles about new developments and the use that can be made of ECMWF products.

  • 17 July 2017

    The ECMWF-run Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) has released its most powerful global climate monitoring dataset to date, known as the ERA5 climate reanalysis.

  • 12 July 2017

    An upgrade of ECMWF’s Integrated Forecasting System (IFS) implemented on 11 July improves forecast skill in medium-range and monthly forecasts.

  • 30 June 2017

    ECMWF is now accepting applications for its 2018 training courses. The programme includes courses on numerical weather prediction, using ECMWF forecast products, and software packages and applications used for operational weather predictions.

  • 27 June 2017

    Fifty scientists met in the Italian city of Trieste from 5 to 9 June 2017 to explore seasonal predictability and teleconnections in the Earth system using OpenIFS, a version of ECMWF’s Integrated Forecasting System (IFS).

  • 22 June 2017

    ECMWF Member States, gathered in Reading for the 90th session of the Centre’s Council, have approved the proposal by the Italian Government and the Emilia Romagna Region to host ECMWF’s new data centre in Bologna.

  • 16 June 2017

    ECMWF makes supercomputer resources available to support innovative weather and climate research in its Member States. The deadline for applications under the Special Projects programme is 30 June.

  • 12 June 2017

    Leading World Meteorological Organization officials and experts in numerical weather prediction (NWP) came together at ECMWF on 8 June for a symposium to mark the departure of Erland Källén from the Centre after eight years as Director of Research.

  • 6 June 2017

    On 17 May 2007, ECMWF scientist Johannes Flemming initiated the Centre’s first atmospheric composition forecast. Ten years later the CAMS team continues to break new ground to keep improving what has become a successful operational service.

  • 2 June 2017

    ECMWF presented recent work on hydrological hazards during the second General Assembly of the EU-funded IMPREX project, which took place at the Centre from 31 May to 2 June.

  • 25 May 2017

    Work on exploiting new satellite instruments that will provide unprecedented details of the weather at different levels of the atmosphere is making good progress, an international meeting hosted by ECMWF has heard.