Journal History

2019 The inaugural issue was released. Forecasting was published as a quarterly journal.

Forecasting established the following sections:

  • Power and Energy Forecasting;
  • Forecasting in Economics and Management;
  • Forecasting in Computer Science;
  • Weather and Forecasting;
  • Environmental Forecasting.

Forecasting announced the 2020 PhD Thesis Award.


Forecasting announced the first edition of the Outstanding Reviewer Award.
Forecasting was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).


Forecasting was indexed in Scopus—Elsevier.
Forecasting announced the first edition of the Best Paper Award.


Forecasting received its first Impact Factor (3.0).
Forecasting received its first CiteScore (2022) of 4.0, ranked 4/23 (Q1) in "Decision Sciences (Miscellaneous)", 34/207 (Q1) in "Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)", 46/165 (Q2) in "Computational Theory and Mathematics" and 326/792 (Q2) in "Computer Science Applications". 


2018–2019 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Rojas
2019–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sonia Leva

Section Editor-in-Chief

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Nikolopoulos for the section on Forecasting in Economics and Management
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jun A. Zhang for the section on Weather and Forecasting
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