Office of the Washington State Climatologist

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May 29, 2024

Dr. Guillaume Mauger named Washington State Climatologist

Dr. Guillaume Mauger has been named the next director of the Office of the Washington State Climatologist. Mauger’s appointment began earlier this month.  Mauger succeeds Dr. Nick Bond, who retired from the role in February after nearly 14 years. Karin Bumbaco, deputy state climatologist, served as interim state climatologist from February to May. Currently a…


January 16, 2024

OWSC Strategic Plan

The Office of the Washington State Climatologist has released a new strategic plan to guide our future work. Among several key priorities, the strategic plan emphasizes engaging with decision makers and communities and co-producing applied research.