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The PRECIS Regional Climate Modelling System

Providing REgional Climates for Impacts Studies

PRECIS is developed at the Met Office Hadley Centre, is a regional climate modelling system designed to run on a Linux based PC and can be easily applied to any area of the globe to generate detailed climate change projections.

An Introduction to the PRECIS system

PRECIS main window PRECIS is based on the Met Office Hadley Centre's regional climate modelling system and works on a Linux based PC.


The Atlantic ocean and Africa as seen from space. The latest news about PRECIS workshops and other PRECIS activities and events.

Obtaining PRECIS

The Monitor PRECIS window Information on obtaining PRECIS by attending a workshop and obtaining PRECIS boundary data.

PRECIS User Support

The Met Office is involved in collaborative projects with organisations around the world. To provide users with hints and tips on setting up and running PRECIS experiments.

PRECIS Workshops

Countries with institutes licensed to use PRECIS (shaded red) Workshops are held worldwide and provide scientific and technical training necessary to use PRECIS.


Diagram showing climate predictions. Using the QUMP ensemble with PRECIS and Requesting Boundary data for HadCM3Q0-16


PRECIS projects, reports and publications News, projects and publications about PRECIS.

PRECIS Tutorials

Using observations to diagnose model problems. Worksheets using the PP utilities from recent workshops.
Last Updated: 20 June 2011