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The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is domestically and internationally leading the climate prediction technology development to increase the accuracy and reliability of climate prediction information by using state-of-the-art technologies, while at the same time conducting research and development (R&D) on the analysis and prediction technology for global climate change. APCC was established by the endorsement of 21 APEC members in 2005 as a worldwide climate prediction institute serving as a hub for climate information in the Asia-Pacific region. 

APCC produces and provides accurate and reliable climate prediction information based on analysis using a Multi-Model Ensemble (MME) scheme. For the MME system, APCC collects climate prediction data from the 15 leading climate prediction centers and institutes in 11 economies. ​


Vision and Goals

Becoming a world-class climate prediction research institute serving as a hub for climate information in the Asia-Pacific region​



APCC, Korea’s sole institute in charge of climate prediction only, is supporting sustainable growth in the Asia-Pacific region by developing core technology for climate prediction and securing the leading climate prediction technology for climate crisis response. ​


  • Production and provision of high-quality climate prediction information and extreme climate monitoring and analysis
  • Development of climate prediction technology and its utilization plan
  • Support for training and capacity improvement in the area of climate prediction and utilization
  • Cooperation with domestic stakeholders and international organizations such as APEC