National & World Meteorological Day 2021
The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) will celebrate the 156th National / 71st World Meteorological Day on March 23, 2021 with this year’s theme: “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather.”
The agency will celebrate this momentous event by conducting several activities including: Press Conference & Climate Forum, Science Forum on Oceanography and PAGASA Loyalty Awards ceremony. Culminating the day’s event is the PAGASA Mobile Phone Photography Contest, in line with the N/WMDay 2021 theme, which is open to the public with a grand prize of 10,000 pesos.
In addition, an IEC webinar highlighting the works and wonders of Meteorology through innovations by Senior High School students will be conducted on March 24, 2021. This activity will be open for pre-registration to science enthusiasts and students.
The World Meteorological Day annually takes place on March 23rd, commemorating the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization in 1950. In the national setting, DOST-PAGASA celebrates National Meteorological Day by virtue of Proclamation no. 594 signed in 1995.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, today’s commemoration of the National and World Meteorological Day will be conducted virtually. The programs, schedules, and registration forms can be accessed here: bit.ly/NWMDay2021