Regional Association II

ABOUT US

Regional Association II has 35 members representing a wide diversity of territories and climatic zones. RA II presents opportunities and challenges in the areas of observation and monitoring of the weather, climate, water and environment. In order to respond to the needs of members in these areas, RA II has been structured into two Working Groups, eighteen expert teams, two task teams, the Coordination Panel on Hydrology and Water Resources and the Regional Focal Points on Research.

RA Membership- 35 Members

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NOTICE BOARD

[NEW] [24 Apr 2024] WMO, BMKG and GAW Hands-on Training on Greenhouse Gas Measurements

◽ [23 April 2024] State of the Climate in Asia 2023 (wmo.int)

◽ [5 Jan 2024] WMO Education and Training Opportunities (2024)

◽ [4 Aug 2023] Survey on evaluating the NMHS Nowcasting Systems. Link here by 10 September.

◽ [3 Aug 2023] Dedicated website for RA II Research Development Project HangzhouRDP.

◽[4 April 2023] ECMWF, WMO Lead Centre for Deterministic Forecast Verification has migrated their website to: https://wmolcdnv.ecmwf.int

◽ [25 Feb 2023] Slides and recording of the WMO workshops “Introduction of the WMO Preliminary Position on the WRC-23 Agenda” - held on February 21 & 23 have been made available!

◽ [23 Nov 2022] Dedicated website launched for Pilot Project on Public-Private Engagement for Smart Meteorological Service in Mega-Cities in Regional Association II.

 


GOVERNANCE

RA II Members

◽ Rules of Procedure for Regional Associations (WMO-No. 1241, 2019 Edition)

Report by the president of RA II, including RA II priorities (2024–2027) (most recent version, to Cg-19, 22 May-2 June 2023)

◽ RA II Operating Plan 2021-2024 (Version 3, RA II MG-18, November 2022)

◽ RA II Implementation Plan 2021-2023 (Completed, On-going and proposed activities)

◽ RA II Partnership Strategy (Version 2, RA II MG-18, November 2022)

◽ RA II Research and Innovation Priorities (RA II MG-18, November 2022)

◽ WMO Member Profiles (Please select the Member you are interested in)

◽ WIPPS Centres in RA II (32 Centres/Networks and 15 Activities) (Please use a filter for RA II)

GBON Station Designation Web Tool (Draft Resolution 4.2(2)/1 (Cg-19) - Initial GBON Composition)

◽ RA II Involvement in Technical Commissions and Research Board 
   
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◽ WMO Experts Database

RA II Working Structure


MEETING AND EVENTS

Type
Description
Venue
Date
Meeting
WMO RA II ET-AVI 8th meeting
Online
23 August 2024
Meeting
22nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Climate Outlook Forum (ASEANCOF-22)
Hybrid
29-30 May 2024
WG meeting
WMO RA II ET-AVI 7th meeting
Online
24 May 2024
WG meeting
RA II Working Group on Infrastructure meeting
Changsha, China and Hybrid
21-23 May 2024
Meeting
WMO RA II ET-WIPPS 4th meeting
Online
14 May 2024
Forum

Twentieth Session of Forum on Regional Climate Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction for Asia (FOCRAII-20)

Qingdao, China
9-11 May 2024
Webinar
WMO RA II Aeronautical Meteorology Webinar 2024 
Online
7 May 2024
Meeting
Catch-up meeting with president of RA II
Online 
30 April 2024
Forum

7th RA II Hydrological Advisers’ Forum

Online
30 April 2024
ET meeting
WMO RAII ET-AVI 6th meeting. Powerpoint Presentation here.
Online
28 February 2024
ET meeting
WMO RAII ET-AVI 5th meeting. Powerpoint Presentation here.
Online
18 December 2023
Workshop
WMO RA II Technical Workshop on Marine and Coastal Services
Tokyo, Japan
4-7 December 2023
Webinar
WMO Aeronautical Meteorology Scientific Webinar for RA II and V
Online
5 December 2023
Webinar

Joint WCRP/WWRP Webinar 2: Asian-Australian Monsoon

Register here.

Online
30 November 2023
Workshop
WMO WIGOS Implementation Workshop for RA II
Beijing, China
27-30 November 2023
WG meeting
Tenth meeting of RA II Working Group Services
Chongqing, China and Hybrid
14-16 November 2023
WG meeting
Thirteenth meeting of RA II Working Group Infrastructure
Online
13 November 2023
Forum
Scoping Workshop on the Establishment of the Third Pole Climate Forum and Meeting of the Third Pole Regional Climate Centre Network Task Team
Bangkok, Thailand
7-10 November 2023
Conference 
Thirteenth Asia-Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference (AOMSUC-13)
Jincheon and Busan, Republic of Korea
3-10 November 

RA II Meetings & Events Archive (since RA II-17, 2021)

 


NEWS AND RECENT RELEASES

Type
Description
Release Date
Report
[NEW] Report on the Quality of Radiosonde Observations in Region II (Asia) -
March 2024
 (more reports available through WMC Beijing)
30 April 2024
Report
Report on the Quality of Radiosonde Observations in Region II (Asia) -
February 2024
 (more reports available through WMC Beijing)
18 April 2024
Report
Report on the Quality of Radiosonde Observations in Region II (Asia) -
January 2024
 (more reports available through WMC Beijing)
1 March 2024
Report
Report on the Quality of Radiosonde Observations in Region II (Asia) -
December 2023
 (more reports available through WMC Beijing)
1 February 2024
Report
Report on the Quality of Radiosonde Observations in Region II (Asia) -
November 2023
 (more reports available through WMC Beijing)
2 January 2024

 

Previous news and releases (archive)

 


RESOURCES

◽ Regional Association II (Asia) - Session reports

◽ Training Calendars and Resources

◽ WMO Global Campus Events Calendar

◽ Ocean Activities in RA II

◽ The United Nations Terminology Database (a multilingual terminology database)

◽  WMO E-Correspondence

RA II - Frequently Asked Questions