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World Meteorological Organization

Also called the WMO. An international organization that sets standards and shares information on meteorology between members. Virtually every member of the United Nations (which sponsors the WMO) belongs to the organization. Among other activities, it assists in preparedness for natural disasters and attempts to improve the ability to predict dangerous weather. It was established in 1950 but traces its origins to the 1870s.
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warmer) than the simple average value of 2698 CDD10[degrees]C (4856 CDD50[degrees]F) for the WMO sites.
A key feature to the global interest in the WMO story was likely its release in six languages (English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic), thereby enhancing opportunities for people of different languages to receive specific details on the WMO evaluation without the filter of secondary translation.
WMO also noticed "very wet soil" condition in some parts of the Philippines, which has an impact on floods.
48 C) warmer than average, meaning 2013 so far is tied with 2003 as the seventh hottest year since the start of measurements in 1850, the WMO said.
But the WMO said: "Wind patterns and ocean currents tend to isolate Antarctica from global weather patterns, keeping it cold.
The difference between the three hottest years was less than the margin of uncertainty in comparing the data, according to WMO, whose assessment is based on climate data from land-based weather and climate stations, ships, buoys and satellites.
7 [degrees] C since the end of the 19th century, according to WMO.
The capabilities of Picarro's instruments make them the ideal tool to help WMO evaluate the quality of their GAW measurements.
Our tents are open for people from all communities and faiths, the idea is to welcome everyone without any discrimination and promote love and harmony," said Haroon Karim, chairman - Board of Trustees, WMO.
Long-term indicators of human-caused climate change reached new heights in 2016," WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas (https://public.
0AC, and approximately 1AC above the pre-industrial 1880-1899 period, the WMO said.
We have broken new records for the concentration of greenhouse gases," WMO Secretary General Michel Jarraud highlighted, warning that "time is really not our side.