Intergovernmental organisation

Established: by a convention in 1975
Number of staff: around 300 (staff and consultants), from more than 30 countries
Director-General: Florence Rabier

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an intergovernmental organisation supported by more than 30 countries in and around Europe. ECMWF’s objectives are to operationally predict the weather globally up to 15 days ahead as well as to continuously improve the numerical forecasting models through research and development activities.

Contact information:

Shinfield Park
Reading, RG2 9AX
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)118 949 9000
Fax: +44 (0)118 986 9450