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Arab Climate Change Assessment Released

SMHI joined UN-ESCWA (UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia) and the League of Arab States (LAS) in releasing the Arab Climate Change Assessment Report in Beirut on September 26. This was a big moment for the Arab region as this is the first time that a climate change assessment …

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New map data depict regional climate change after a rise in global temperature of 1.5 degrees

Since the Paris meeting in 2015, researchers have been investigating the effects of a rise in global temperature of 1.5 degrees. Now, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) can present unique data which depict regional climate change after a rise in global temperature of 1.5 …

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SMHI at AMCOMET - Africa Hydromet Forum

The inaugural African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) - Africa Hydromet Forum was held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12th to 15th September 2017. SMHI participated as a moderator in a crucial plenary and as one of the panelists in …

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New knowledge of climate effects on lakes thanks to open data

The European Union’s focus on acquiring data in Copernicus, a European cooperation for monitoring of the earth, has made a large amount of data openly accessible and useable. In a case study of climate change in water courses in Jönköping County, SMHI has created new knowledge to the benefit of the …

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Regional climate scenarios key for local climate work

Improved regional climate models are invaluable for regional and local climate information, for planning of climate change measures, and for climate services over the next 20 years. One of the challenges is identifying the information that is most interesting for users. 

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