Prof. Yehia Hafez

Prof. Yehia Hafez

Department of Meteorology,

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Professor for Meteorology,


1997  Ph.D., Cairo University, Egypt

1995  M.Sc., Cairo University, Egypt

1986  B.Sc., Ain Shams University, Egypt

Publications (Selected)

  1. HAFEZ, Y. Y. and ALMAZROUI, M., 2015. A recent study on the relationship between global radiative forcing and global annual climatic variability. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 2015, 5, 23-55.
  2. HAFEZ, Y. Y. and ALMAZROUI, M., 2014. Recent study of anomaly of global annual geopotential height and global warming. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 2014, 4, 347-357.
  3. Hafez, Y. Y . 2013. IPCC, 2013.: Annex VI: Expert reviewers of the IPCC WGI fifth   assessment report. In: Climate Change 2013: The physi­cal science basis. contribution of working group I to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., Qin,  D., Plattner,  G.-K., Tignor,  M., Allen, S.K., Boschung, J., Nauels A., Xia, Y., Bex, V. and Midgley,  P.M. (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.
  4. HAFEZ, Y. Y. and ALMAZROUI, M., 2013. The role played by blocking systems over Europe in abnormal weather over Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in summer 2010. Advances in Meteorology Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 705406, 20 pages.
  5. HAFEZ, Y. Y. and ALMAZROUI, M., 2013. Teleconnection between north hemisphere geopotential height at 500 hpa level and climatic indices NAO, SOI and El Nino3.4. Science Series Data Report Journal, 5, 2, 67-84.
  6. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2012. Book Chapter ;Variability of Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and extreme weather events by Yehia Hafez in the book "Atmospheric Model Applications" edited by Ismail Yucel, ISBN 978-953-51-0488-9, InTech, April 4, 2012.
  7. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2012. Book Chapter ; Blocking systems persist over north hemisphere and  Its role in extreme hot waves over Russia during summer 2010. by Yehia Hafez in the book "Atmospheric Model Applications" edited by Ismail Yucel, ISBN 978-953-51-0488-9, InTech, April 4, 2012.
  8. Hafez, Y. Y. 2011. Relationship between geopotential height anomalies over north America and Europe and the USA landfall Atlantic hurricanes activity. The J. Amer. Sci., 7, 6, 663-671.
  9. ROBAA,  S. M. and HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2010. Monitoring of urbanization growth and its effects on climatic changes over greater Cairo, Egypt using of satellite images. I. J. Meteorology, U. K., Vol., 35, No., 348, 111-122.
  10. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2009. The role played by Azores high in developing of extratropical cyclone klaus. The J. Amer. Sci., 5, 5, 145-163.
  11. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2008. The teleconnection between the global mean surface air temperature and precipitation over Europe. J. Meteorology UK; 33(331):230-236.
  12. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2008. The role played by blocking over the northern hemisphere on hurricane Katrina. The Journal of American Science, Vol. 4 - Number 2, pp: 10-25.
  13. HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2008. The Teleconnection Between the Global Mean Surface Air Temperature and Precipitation Over Europe. I. J. Meteorology, U. K., Vol., 33, No., 331,230-236.
  14. EL-RAFY,  M. A and HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2008.  Anomalies in meteorological fields over northern Asia and It's impact on hurricane Gonu. The 28th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 28 April- 2 May 2008, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  15. HAFEZ , Y. Y. and ROBAA,  S. M. 2008. The relationship between the mean surface air temperature in Egypt and NAO index and ENSO. The Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 2008, 2, 8-17.
  16. HAFEZ, Y. Y.2008.  Study of the 50 years anomalies of 500 mb level geopotential heights  over Egypt. Bull. Fac. Sci., Cairo Univ. 76 (A): 1-13.
  17. HAFEZ , Y. Y.2008. Study of the Precipitation Trend over Egypt. Journal of Environmental       Sciences, Vol. 6, PP: 21-31.
  18. HAFEZ , Y. Y.2007. The connection between the 500 hpa geopotential height anomalies over Europe and the abnormal weather in eastern Mediterranean during winter 2006. I. J.  Meteorology, U. K., Vol., 32, No., 324, 335-348.
  19. HAFEZ , Y. Y.  and EL- RAFY,  M. A. 2007. Teleconnection between the precipitation rates over the Red Sea and El-Nino/ Southern Oscillation (ENSO). Bull. Fac. Sci., Cairo Univ.     75(A), 1-20.
  20. ROBAA, S. M. and HAFEZ Y. Y. 2006. Study the teleconnection between the variations of     total ozone values over Egypt and climatic indices NAO and SOI. Journal of Environmental  Sciences, Vol. 4, PP: 70-85.
  21. EL-RAFY, M. A. and HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2006. Impacts of the variability of Intertropical Conversion Zone (ITCZ) on Nile flood fluctuations. Journal for Environmental Sciences, Cairo University, Vol. 4, No. 1, 86-102.
  22. HAFEZ , Y. Y. 2003. Changes in Atlantic - Western Africa ITCZ variability and Its Influence on the precipitation rate in Europe on sever rainy summer 2002. J. Meteorology, U.K., Vol. 28, No., 282, 299-307.
  23. HASANEAN , H. M. and HAFEZ, Y. Y. 2003. On the formation of blocking. MAUSAM, 54; PART3, 739-742.
  24. HAFEZ, Y. Y. and ROBAA, S. M. 2003. Comparative study of Total Ozone Amount over Cairo and Aswan, Egypt. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 50, No. 5, PP: 861-874.
  25. ROBAA, S. M. and HAFEZ Y. Y. 2002.Monitoring urbanization growth in Cairo city. Journal  of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 49, No. 4, PP: 667 – 679.

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