START Network

This collection of maps provides climate forecast information on seasonal and subseasonal timescales to support decision-making by humanitarian aid agencies in the START Network

Click the tabs (top right) for links to the following useful maps:

Subseasonal Forecasts
These maps show where it is expected to be wetter or drier than average each week for four weeks into the future (select week from menu) for this time of year.
These maps show where it is expected to be warmer or cooler than average each week for four weeks into the future (select week from menu) for this time of year.
These maps show places in the world where a forecast model indicates that exceptionally heavy rainfall may occur in the next four weeks (select forecast week from menu) relative to what is normal for that location. THIS MAP PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT.
These maps show places in the world where a forecast model indicates that exceptionally warm or cold temperatures may occur in the next four weeks (select forecast week from menu) relative to what is normal for that location. THIS MAP PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT.
These maps show the correlation between the weekly precipitation forecast and observed weekly precipitation values, depending upon the month of year when the forecast is made and the weekly forecast leads (1 to 4 weeks into the future).
These maps show the correlation between the weekly temperature forecast and observed weekly temperature values, depending upon the month of year when the forecast is made and the weekly forecast leads (1 to 4 weeks into the future). THIS MAP PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT.
Three-Month Forecasts
This map shows the likelihood that total 3-month precipitation will be unusually high or low.
This map shows where current wet or dry conditions will likely end over the next 3 months.
This map shows where and how likely recent wet or dry conditions will continue over the next 3 months.
This map shows where IRI 3-month forecasts are consistently good at predicting seasonal rainfall for at least one season of the year.
Country Pages
This page provides information associated with the Philippines, one of the START Network Hub countries. THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT.