European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

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An international organization, at present supported by a consortium of 25 European states, set up in 1973 for the development of numerical methods of medium-range forecasting (up to 10 days ahead), and the preparation of such forecasts for its members. Based in Reading, UK, ECMWF also conducts research aimed at improving its forecasts, which are widely regarded as the most accurate currently attainable.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Meteorology and Climatology.

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