25 Oct '16, 10am

This UK supercomputer can predict winter weather a year ahead of time

This UK supercomputer can predict winter weather a year ahead of time

The researchers are able to better predict the winter NAO because of a shiny new supercomputer. The first phase of the supercomputer started operations over a year ago in August 2015. The UK government invested £97 million in the Met Office’s “new high performance computing facility .” Back then the Met Office said the supercomputer would help them forecast the weather in greater detail, and it appears they’re delivering on that promise.

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