Doha: Minister of Transport HE Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti today launched a brand-new website (fifaweather2022.com) that will provide weather conditions and climate information during November and December 2022 as a service for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 fans.
The same new services have also been reflected on the Q Weather App under the name the "FIFA 2022 Weather Conditions."
The new services will provide readings of all elements of the weather at the sites of the stadiums directly and around the clock. Developed by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the revealing of the new website and application services coincides with the World Meteorological Day, which falls on March 23 every year.
This new launch, Minister said, aims at providing the best services for the fans of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, thus reflecting the dynamic development in meteorology in Qatar.
“It is also an addition to a wide range of accomplishments by the civil aviation sector in Qatar, aiming at providing all the requirements for hosting such a global event, including the Mukaynis Meteorology Center, which significantly contributes to improving weather predictions by monitoring several elements of the weathers that were not available before.”
The Minister noted that Qatar is recognized by the World Meteorological Organization for providing weather services via the Gulf Marine Center (GMC) the only provider of marine predictions and which provides its services to all the Gulf region, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Eden.
Meteorology Department Director, the CAA, Abdulla Al Mannai said that the services at the new website, which have been added to the Q Weather, will display the weather conditions monitored at the sites of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums via the monitoring stations installed at each stadium to facilitate weather predictions.
In addition to that, he said, the weather data provided by the Meteorology Department will be used to show the general weather predictions during the World Cup in November and December by indicating daily normals and diurnal temperature distribution on charts that are easy to read and understand.