Tropical cyclone forecast error charts - north-west Pacific

The graphs below show a variety of measures of forecast errors and forecast skill for the Met Office global model forecasts of tropical cyclones in the North-West Pacific region (west of 180 degrees longitude).

For those not familiar with the types of error statistics used in tropical cyclone forecast assessment and their sign conventions a diagrammatic explanation is available.

North-West Pacific forecast positional errors .

North-West Pacific track forecast skill .

Last updated: 11 January 2013