Also found in: Encyclopedia.


The branch of meteorology that deals with the occurrence, motion, and changes of state of atmospheric water.

hy′dro·me′te·or′o·log′i·cal (-ôr′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, -ŏr′-) adj.
hy′dro·me′te·or·ol′o·gist n.
References in periodicals archive ?
Open Competition: Specialized Hydrometeorological Services
The World Bank in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Meteorological Organization has announced a $600 million programme to improve hydrometeorological services in 15 West African countries.
GST and its alliance of 32 universities and private weather companies, known collectively as National Mesonet Program Alliance (NMPA), leverage existing non-federal environmental observation networks to supply hydrometeorological data to improve NWS prediction of local weather, including high-impact storms (hurricanes, winter storms, floods, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes).
The local hydrometeorological service reported 41 liters of rain per square meter in the course of an hour and 20 minutes.
The training will be attended by representatives of the State Committee on Environmental Protection, the Hydrometeorological Service, the Statistics Agency and civil society.
Since 1992, OneRain has been providing high quality data, visualization solutions and hydrometeorological information to customers who make high-value decisions.
The speakers also highlighted the need for sharing climate knowledge among meteorological and hydrometeorological services, government agencies and the civil society and to apply It for a strong climate action to minimize climate risks and foster sustainable development.
3 million Africans were negatively affected by hydrometeorological hazards, a 43.
Using the calendar of consecutive change of elementary circulation mechanisms [3] and the everyday data of observations over the weather at the South of the Central Black Earth region [4], there was role of blocking highs in formation of hazardous hydrometeorological phenomena detected.
Very important in this regard are the rains in the middle and end of May," says Angelko Angeleski from the Hydrometeorological Service.
earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis), hydrometeorological (e.