YUAN Yuan(袁媛) Professor & Director, Division of Operation, Science and Technology, National Climate Center (NCC), China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

No. 46 Zhongguangcun Nandajie Street, Beijing 100081, China
Tel: 86-10-68400162
E-Mail: yuany@cma.gov.cn


1. Third Prize of 2015 Yunnan Natural Science Award
2. 2016 CMA Youth Talents
3. 2016 National Award for Outstanding Weather Forecasters
4. 2018 NCC Outstanding Youth


2008 Ph.D. in Meteorology, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
1999 B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, China

Work Experience

Jun.2008- Sept.2010 Engineer in climate monitoring and diagnosis, Climate Prediction Division, National Climate Center, China
Oct.2010-Nov.2014 Senior Engineer in climate monitoring and diagnosis, Climate Monitoring Division, National Climate Center, China
Dec.2014-Nov.2017 Senior Engineer in short-term climate prediction, Climate Prediction Division, National Climate Center, China
Dec.2017-Present Professor in short-term climate prediction, Climate Prediction Division, National Climate Center, China

Research Fields

1. Short-term climate prediction
2. Tropical air-sea interaction
3. Climate monitoring and diagnosis

Recent Main Projects

1. “Research on the causes and prediction methods of winter extreme cold events in Yunnan under the background of global warming” project (Grant No. U1902209)
2. “Influence of sea temperature mode cross-basin linkage process on the formation and evolution of ENSO” project (Grant No. 41776039)


1. Yuan Y, Gao H, and Ding T (2020). “The extremely north position of the western Pacific subtropical high in the summer of 2018: Important role of the convective activities in the western Pacific.” International Journal of Climatology, 40 (3), 1361-1374; DOI: 10.1002/joc.6274.
2. Ding T, Yuan Y, Zhang JM, and Gao H (2019). “2018: the hottest summer in China and possible causes.” J. Meteor. Res., 33 (4), 577-592.
3. Yuan Y, Ding T, Gao H, and Li WJ (2018). “Major modes of midsummer air temperature in southern China and their relationship with sea surface temperature anomalies (in Chinese).” Chinese Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 42(6), 1245-1262.
4. Yuan Y, Zhou NF, and Li CY (2017). “Correlation between haze in North China and super El Nino events (in Chinese).” Chinese J. Geophys., 60 (1), 11-21.
5. Yuan Y, Gao H, Li WJ, et al. (2017). “The 2016 summer floods in China and associated physical mechanisms: A comparison with 1998.” Journal of Meteorological Research, 31 (2), 261-277; DOI: 10.1007/s13351-017-6192-5.
6. Yuan Y, Li CY, and Yang S (2014). “Characteristics of winter precipitation over southern China and East Asian winter monsoon associated with El Niño and La Niña.” Journal of Meteorological Research, 28 (1), 091-110.
7. Yuan Y, Yang H, and Li CY (2014). “Possible influences of the tropical Indian Ocean dipole on the eastward propagation of MJO.” J. Trop. Meteor., 20(2), 173-180.
8. Yuan Y, and Yan HM (2013). “Different types of La Niña events and different responses of the tropical atmosphere.” Chinese Science Bulletin, 58 (3), 406-415; DOI: 10.1007/s11 434-012-5423-5,.
9. Yuan Y, Yang S, et al. (2012). “Different evolutions of the Philippine Sea Anticyclone between Eastern and Central Pacific El Niño: effects of Indian Ocean SST.” J. Climate, 25, 7867-7883; DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00004.1.
10. Yuan Y, and Yang S (2012). “Impacts of different types of El Niño on the East Asian climate: Focus on ENSO cycles.” J. Climate, 25, 7702-7722; DOI:10.1175/ JCLI-D-11-00576.1.
11. Yuan Y, Chan JCL., Zhou W, et al. (2008). “Decadal and interannual variability of the Indian Ocean Dipole.” Adv. Atmos. Sci., 25 (5), 856-866.
12. Yuan Y, and Li C Y (2008). “Decadal variability of the IOD-ENSO relationship.” Chinese Science Bulletin, 53, 1745-1752.
13. Yuan Y, Zhou W, Yang H, et al. (2008). “Warming in the northwestern Indian Ocean associated with the El Nino event.” Adv. Atmos. Sci., 25 (2), 246-252.
14. Yuan Y, Yang H, Zhou W, et al. (2008). “Influences of the Indian Ocean dipole on the Asian summer monsoon in the following year.” Int. J. Chlimatol., 28, 1849-1859.
15. Yuan Y, Zhou W, Chan JCL, et al. (2008). “Impacts of the basin-wide Indian Ocean SSTA on the South China Sea summer monsoon onset.” Int. J. Climatol., 28, 1579-1587.

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