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The 5th Arctic Climate Forum (ACF-5) took place as a virtual meeting May 27-28 2020. The meeting was hosted by the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St Petersburg, Russia,  in collaboration with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 

The key objectives of the ACF-5 were to:

  • Develop the consensus statement on the current status (winter 2019/2020 – spring 2020) and future outlook (summer 2020) of the Arctic climate on a seasonal scale;
  • Raise awareness of end-users about new climate products and services for the Arctic, potential support to decision-making, and the current limitations;
  • Interact with end-users and learn about the climate information they currently use for planning, and their needs for climate information.

Meeting documents

Presentations given May 27

Presentations given May 28

Video recording May 27

Video recordings May 28