numerical weather prediction

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numerical weather prediction

[nü′mer·i·kəl ′weth·ər pri‚dik·shən]
(meteorology)

numerical weather prediction

A forecasting method in which digital computers solve mathematical equations. This method is used extensively throughout the world.
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In the context of numerical weather forecasting, a great deal of attention has been given to the filtering problem.
It will be used for numerical weather forecasting and is projected to achieve twice the performance of the previous solution.
The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) will operate one of the largest numerical weather forecasting systems in the world when it upgrades later this year to a Cray X1E supercomputer with peak performance of more than 16 teraflops.