Tropical cyclone forecast error charts - south-west Indian Ocean

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 South-West Indian region (west of 90 degrees east).

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.

South-west Indian forecast positional errors .

South-west Indian track forecast skill .

Last updated: 11 January 2013