Established in 2012, the County Meteorological Office (CMO) is the sub-national weather service of KMD and is intended to be an information centre to provide the the County with relevant weather and climate information. Each CMO is headed by a County Director of Meteorological Services (CDMS) who is charged with the responsibility of implementing national policies at the county level and delivering Climate Information Services (CIS) which can best inform and support both the development of and implementation of the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) and the decision making needs of the counties’ principal sectoral livelihood groups