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Korea Meteorological Administration

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Korea Meteorological Administration

Korea Meteorological Administration - Gwanak Radar Observatory

The Korea Meteorological Administration is the National Meteorological service of the Republic of Korea. The service started in 1904 joining the WMO in 1956. Numerical Weather Prediction is performed using the Unified Model software suite.


  • History 1
  • Locations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The office was firstly established in August, 1949 a year ahead of Ministry of Education. It was until 1998 that the Administration was controlled by Ministry of Science and Technology, while the official term for the office became Meteorological Administration in 1990. In 2008, the governing body of KMA was transferred to Ministry of Environment


The headquarters is in weather stations, observatories and Joint office for Meteorological observation. [1][2]


  1. ^ Joint offices for Meteorological observation established by collaborative work between KMA and province offices.
  2. ^ Order of Ministry of Environment(Revised in 2008.10.22)- KMA and organization set-up

External links

  • KMA homepage
  • KMA on
  • The National Institute of Meteorological Research
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