The Sixth Session of the Arab Climate Outlook Forum (ArabCOF) and the Third Session of the Gulf Cooperation Council Climate Outlook Forum (GCC-COF) were held virtually on 30 November and 2 December 2020 with representatives from various Arab meteorological offices and partners. Presentations were delivered on current and anticipated conditions in the Pacific and the Indian Ocean, as well as on climate monitoring and assessment of the current state of climate. Participants also discussed the verification of previous ArabCOF climate outlooks and preparation of the upcoming seasonal forecasts for the entire Arab region. Finally, consensus seasonal forecast statements for the different sub-regions (ArabCOF, GCCCOF, PRESANORD) were issued for December 2020 to February 2021 season.
6th Arab Climate Outlook Forum (ArabCOF) and 3rd Gulf Cooperation Council Climate Outlook Forum (GCC-COF)