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Africa Information from the NWS CPC Precipitation maps, monthly wind and sea surface temperature maps, seasonal rainfall outlooks and assessments, and a 10-day weather summary
Agriculture Weekly weather and crop bulletin, US Department of Agriculture Mostly US weather-crop information, but a useful international recent weather and crop response summary
Air quality UK pointers Points to Environment Agency and UK air quality archive
Amateur organisatons Ring Europaischer Hobbymeteorologen The German organisation for amateur weather observers from central Europe.
Climatological Observers Link The homepage for COL, the organisation for all UK weather observers who wish tom share their observations each month.
Vereniging voor Weerkunde en Klimatologie The Dutch homepage for the amateur weather organisation of that country.
AWO, from the USA The American Weather Observer - publication temporarily suspended.
Analysis charts, surface Australia, BOM Australian Bureau of Meteorology - information for Australia
Europe and North Atlantic, click on 'Bracknell' ASXX and FSXX charts from the Met Office, UK, covering Europe and the North Atlantic. Also contains an archive of 00Z analyses back to 1998.
Europe and North Atlantic 12Z analyses with observations, from the DWD.
00Z Pacific surface analysis 120W-170W Northern Hemisphere (Part 1) Analysed chart with a few observations, from NWS/NCEP
00Z Pacific surface analysis 170W-140E Northern Hemisphere (Part 2) Analysed chart with a few observations, from NWS/NCEP
Weather Chart for 0800 HKT (isobaric chart with observations) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 1400 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 2000 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 0500 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Latest UK area surface analysis and forecast charts, Meteonet/Met Office A single URL will the latest ASXX and FSXX charts out to T+132 hours.
Europe and North Atlantic area, NCEP reanalysis from 1948 00Z and 12Z charts of MSl pressure, 500mg height and temperature, 850mb height and temperature, and 700mb relative humidity and height. Covers Europe and the North Atlantic.
Surface analysis, 1899-1949 Derived from daily NCAR gridded sea level pressure for the Northern hemisphere - covers Europe and the North Atlantic.
Antarctica Current, colour-enhanced, low resolution (20 km) Antarctic composite image, updated every 3 hours, UWAMRC/SSEC Covers South Pole to about 40degS.
Full resolution (10 km) Antarctic Composite image, updated every 3 hours, UWAMRC/SSEC Covers South Pole to about 40degS.
SSEC Antarctic Meteorological Center Links to AWS sites, real-time data, ice-berg imagery, and a archive of interesting images.
Antarctic AWS data and information, UWAMRC The Automatic Weather Station Project supports a network of automated weather stations designed to record meteorological information in Antarctica and other locations (e.g. Greenland).
Antarctic iceberg information, UWAMRC Near real-time and archived iceberg imagery, including the Ross Ice Shelf Icebergs.
Antarctic weather observations, BAS Latest and recent observations from Antarctica.
Archives, weather Mainly graphical, from WeatherOnline The user can create their own station time-series charts for numerous stations worldwide for various elements of the weather.
Topkarten, Germany The starting point for a wealth of current and past weather charts.
Europe and North Atlantic, click on 'Bracknell' ASXX and FSXX charts from the Met Office, UK, covering Europe and the North Atlantic. Also contains an archive of 00Z analyses back to 1998.
Europe and North Atlantic area, NCEP reanalysis from 1948 00Z and 12Z charts of pressure, 500mg height and temperature, 850mb height and temperature, and 700mb relative humidity and height. Covers Europe and the North Atlantic.
Surface analysis, 1899-1949 Derived from daily NCAR gridded sea level pressure for the Northern hemisphere - covers Europe and the North Atlantic.
Asia Weather Chart for 0800 HKT (isobaric chart with observations) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 1400 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 2000 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Weather Chart for 0500 HKT (isobaric chart) for SE Asia, Hong Kong Observatory Covers much of China, and Japan to the Philippines.
Aurora Aurora watch, UK This web site allows you to monitor geomagnetic activity in real time, and will let you know when aurora may be visible from the UK.
Australia Bureau of Meteorology, for weather information in Australia The BoM homepage.
Australian weather news, BOM A listing of news releases and useful links.
All aspects of current and recent Australian weather, Weatherzone An alternative source of free and subscription-only information.
Monthly significant weather summaries Each month the unusual, extreme and interesting weather events which occur around Australia are summarised here. Record temperatures and rainfalls, storms, floods, fires, tropical cyclones and other meteorological events which have had a significant impact on Australian life are listed - goes back to 1996.
AWS Antarctic AWS data and information, UWAMRC The Automatic Weather Station Project supports a network of automated weather stations designed to record meteorological information in Antarctica and other locations (e.g. Greenland).
Aviation Current and recent airport conditions From Tom Dawes-Gamble - 7 days of archived data, TAFs, SIGMETs, etc.
Information for the glider pilot Jack Harrison's pages - charts, airfield data, satellite images, webcam pictures and a significant amount of technical data.

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British Isles British Isles information page Quick pointers to some pages of information, mostly charts and data, for the British Isles.
Bulletin Weekly weather and crop bulletin, US Department of Agriculture Mostly US weather-crop information, but a useful international recent weather and crop response summary
Mariners Weather Log A publication of the National Weather Service (NWS), contains articles, news and information about marine weather events and phenomena, storms at sea, weather forecasting, the NWS Voluntary Observing Ship Program, Port Meteorological Officers, cooperating ships officers, and their vessels.
Drought Monitor, weekly USA charts A variety of charts and information about current, and previous, US droughts.
Climate Monitor online From CRU, monthly weather summaries for the world, including important measures of the state of the atmosphere.
Climate Diagnostics Bulletin From NWS CPC, a global summary using mostly charts, of last month's weather.
Buoy data Marine buoy observations for the UK area, NOAA Current and recent weather observations from ocean surface buoys; worldwide observations can also be found via this site.

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Carbon Carbon cycle and atmospheric CO2 Chapter 3 of Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC
Careers Careers in meteorology From the Royal Met. Society - information about meteorological careers and qualifications in the UK.
Charts Current and forecast, USA-centred, from Unisys The intent is to provide a complete source of graphical weather information for the needs of the weather professional and as a tool for the casual user as well.
Forecasts, Theyr site A good site for weather forecast charts and metgrams.
Varied forecast, observation and analysis charts, from NOAA This is the master list of fax charts available on the NOAA website - mostly, but by no means exclusively, for North America.
Charts, plotted UK area Station weather plotted using standard symbols, Met Office.
Chemistry, atmospheric Atmospheric chemistry and greenhouse gases Chapter 4 of Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC
Climate regions of the world World climate zones Data and descriptions, from the UK Met Office.
Climatological Observers Link Climatological Observers Link The homepage for COL, the organisation for all UK weather observers who wish tom share their observations each month.
Climatological data (long-term averages) Comprehensive world climate stats Enter the city or town name, and get the climate for thousands of places worldwide.
Graphical data User-selectable worldwide graphs.
UK climatology Links to UK climatological averages from a variety of sources.
UK 1961-90 and 1971-2000 Selected station information provided by the Met Office, UK. Also a variety of mapped averages.
Scottish climate data 1951-1980 averages provided by Dave Wheeler.
World weather forecasts and climatology, WMO Climatological data (and forecasts) from a variety of sites worldwide for 1971-2000 in many cases.
Climatological diagrams worldwide, B Muhr Climatological diagrams worldwide.
Climatic Research Unit Numerous datasets (click on 'data') and also the climate Monitor online.
Worldwide Worldwide statistics from Weatherbase - includes some of the more esoteric averages (e.g. dust/haze/smoke).
Cloud Cloud atlas Hundreds of images of clouds, optical phenomena and other met. phenomena.
Codes WMO codes WMO manual on meteorological codes.
Computer Aided Learning CALMET, from Univ. Edinburgh (C. Duncan) Email list, conferences, courses, products; in fact, most things to do with learning meteorology via a computer.
Current weather conditions Worldwide, NOAA A variety of international information, including decoded METARs; select a country and then an airport for hourly data for the last 24 hours.
Mainly graphical, Weatheronline Menu-driven maps and graphs for the UK and worldwide; includes archive information.
Maps for UK and France Dave Billington's site for wind/temperature/humidity/visibility.
Local Cornwall weather Useful for surfers and beach/sea lovers in SW England.
Wx-net, from U. Michigan Providing access to a multitude of forecasts, images, and weather links, a comprehensive and up-to-date source of weather data on the Web.
Current weather, European station reports Click on the green/yellow menu to select observations from elsewhere around the world. Plots one element at a time for quick comprehension.
Charts, images, etc of the current weather. Jon O'Rourke's compilation of sources of current information.
Worldwide urrent and recent weather select a site, and produce a listing or meteogram of recent and current conditions.

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Data, global Global data from the National Climate Data Center (ssm----.plm files contain preliminary reports, ssm----.fin the final reports)
Datasets CET, EWP and Lamb types Numerous popular UK monthly weather series are available here.
North Atlantic Oscillation Graph of annual indices since 1867 from the Met Office.
Sea surface temperature Nino-3 anomaly graphs and recent global anomaly maps from the Met Office.
Tropospheric and stratospheric temperature series Graphs of recent trends from the Met Office.
Degree days Degree day calculations Heating and cooling degree days calculated over various time-periods for a user-specified location and baseline, from BizEE Software Ltd, using Weather Underground's database.
Deserts UN Convention to Combat Desertification Details of the work of UNCCD in attempting to reverse the trend twoards desertification in many areas of the world.
Disasters, Natural Natural disasters Links to specific disaster stories; information about dealing with disasters and home care Drought National Drought Mitigation Center, USA Includes information on drought monitoring, drought planning and mitigation; drought policy, etc.
Drought Monitor, weekly USA chart A variety of charts and information about current, and previous, US droughts.

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Earth observation
Group for Earth Observation the weather satellite observers group
ECMWF forecast charts From Topkarten 500mb, 850mb and surface details, from 72h to 168h ahead.
Education Understanding weather Easy to understand explanations of various aspects of the weather, including features of weather around the world.
Dr. Dewpoint Lots of background answers.
'Golden Gate' Weather A useful source of background information.
forecasting hints Haby's weather forecasting hints.
Online meteorology guide The Online Meteorology Guide is a collection of web-based instructional modules that use multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web.
Royal Met. Society The main index to their education pages, for schools to universities and beyond.
El Nino Stories and information from USGS Lots of information, with examples, of the impact of El Nino on USA weather.
NOAA/PMEL information site Sources of information, with pointers to real-time data worldwide.
El Nino/Southern Oscillation information From the Climate Diagnostics Center
Information Includes the story of the 1997-1998 El Nino eventm from various world locations, using a variety of data sources.
El Nino forecasts Extended long range hurricane/Sahel/El Nino forecasts Colorado State University
Employment, Meteorological and related Met-Jobs mailing list Information abut the Met-Jobs mailing list.
Submitting adverts For the submission of adverts, at no charge, to the Met-Jobs list.
Archive of adverts Met-Jobs archive of job adverts.
Job sites Compendium of sites known to contain job advertisements in meteorology and related disciplines.
Europe, weather station plots Current weather, European station reports Click on the green/yellow menu to select observations from elsewhere around the world. Plots one element at a time for quick comprehension.
Extremes, UK UK weather extremes Details of wettest, hottest, etc., in the UK from the UK Met Office.
Extremes, World weather Information about weather extremes Uk Met Office 'did you know' facts.

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FAQ The uk.sci.weather newsgroup FAQ Contains a wealth of answers - basic meteorology, books, magazines, observing...
The uk.sci.weather newsgroup FAQ, with frames Contains a wealth of answers - try the detailed index to find what you want.
Flooding UK Environment Agency UK watches and warning - and find out if your home is likely to flood!
Flood warnings, England and Wales England and Wales flood warnings from the Environment Agency.
Flood warnings, Scotland Scottish flood warnings.
Worldwide current and archive reports, Dartmouth Flood Observatory A useful source of real-time and achived flooding news worldwide.
Jan-Feb 1953 Dutch floods, from ANP Archive of photographs.
Forecasts and forecast charts Mainly graphical, Weatheronline Menu-driven maps and graphs for the UK and worldwide; includes archive information
Australia, BOM Bureau of Meteorology homepage - a gateway to much more information.
Latest UK area surface analysis and forecast charts, Meteonet North Atlantic and Europe analysis and forecast charts, out to 132h ahead.
Theyr site Forecast charts showing various elements out to 3 days ahead; includes cloud, wind and precipitation movies.
Europe and North Atlantic, click on 'Bracknell' Met Office, UK, analyses and forecasts for Europe and North Atlantic up to 132h ahead (ASXX and FSXX).
Forecasts, model Various model forecasts for Europe Courtesy of Westwind
Forecasts, worldwide Italy Italy's weather and charts, up to six days ahead.
Metgrams, location-specific forecasts Worldwide; select a continent, a place and choose from surface and upper air conditions.
World weather forecasts and climatology, WMO Official forecasts for almost 1000 towns and cities worldwide, from national meteorological services.
Europe and North Atlantic 36h forecasts valid at 12Z, from the DWD.

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GEM forecast and analyses, Canada Via Topkarten European analysis and forecast charts up to 144h ahead, from a Canadian Global Model.
General information The uk.sci.weather newsgroup FAQ Contains a wealth of answers - basic meteorology, books, magazines, observing...
The uk.sci.weather newsgroup FAQ, with frames Contains a wealth of answers - try the detailed index to find what you want.
General information Thomas Savert's homepage of many topics German language with many links
Germany Daily highs and lows from 1876 Plots of max/min temperature, snow depth, 24-h rainfall and sunshine and peak wind gust.
Station plots, current conditions Latest hourly plots of various latest weather elements for Germany.
GFS analysis and forecast charts from Topkarten Global analysesand forecast charts (180h ahead) from the American Global Forecast System. Charts available by continent or for the world as a whole.
Ensemble prediction, from Topkarten European and Hemisphere mean and spaghetti plots, up to 15 days ahead.
Gliding Information for the glider pilot Jack Harrison's pages - charts, airfield data, satellite images, webcam pictures and a significant amount of technical data.
Glossary Glossary of meteorology The electronic version of the American Met. Soc.'s glossary of meteorology with over 12000 terms.
GME (DWD) analysis and forecast charts from Topkarten European analysis and forecast charts (up to 72h ahead) from the German global forecast model.
Greenhouse gases Atmospheric chemistry and greenhouse gases Chapter 4 of Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC

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Hail Images and information Thomas Savert's page (in German) with many links worldwide.
Historical weather Washington Post worldwide database Temperature and precipitation data for 2,000 cities worldwide is available in a historical database.
Holland Jan-Feb 1953 Dutch floods, from ANP Archive of photographs.
Hong Kong Hong Kong Observatory Covers all aspects of current and recent Hong Kong weather.
Hurricane National Hurricane Center, Florida The source of information on Atlantic and East Pacific hurricanes.
Univ. Illinois Guide to hurricanes Online meteorological instruction about hurricanes and typhoons.
Hurricane forecasts Extended long range hurricane/Sahel/El Nino forecasts Colorado State University
Hydrology National hydrological and hydrometeorological services A listing of national bodies from the WMO.
Hydrology links for Europe and the world A listing of organisations from the WMO.
Data and information, UK Institute of Hydrology information on rivers, droughts, plants/soils, resources and climate.

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Ice and snow cover Alaskan sea ice information Alaska Sea Ice report and forecast page:
NCEP, via Topkarten Ice extent and snow depths.
NSIDC sea ice information All you need to know about sea ice.
Icebergs Antarctic iceberg information, UWAMRC Imagery, information and a FAQ on icebergs.
Images Current, worldwide A good starting point in the hunt for satellite imagery worldwide. Also weather webcams, lightning and radar imagery.
Cloud atlas Hundreds of images of clouds, optical phenomena and other met. phenomena.
Indices LIFFE weather index An index of the average daily temperature for London, Paris and Berlin.
Instruments for weather observing Instruments Sources of weather instruments and a guide to setting up a weather station, from the Royal Met. Society.
IPCC Carbon cycle and atmospheric CO2 Chapter 3 of Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC
The 2001 report Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC
Atmospheric chemistry and greenhouse gases Chapter 4 of Climate Change 2001: The Scientific basis, IPCC
Ireland Current weather reports, Wunderground Current weather information as a map and table, for the British Isles.
Weather reports, Meteostar A table of current Irish weather conditions.
Irish Meteorological Service A limited but useful amount of current and recent weather information for Ireland.
Irish Met. Society The Irish national society for meteorologists.
Italy Italian weather and forecasts Italy's weather and charts, up to six days ahead.

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Jets, blue; red sprites Sprites and jets Article by Matt Heavner.
JMA forecast and analysis charts From Topkarten Produced by the Japanese Meteorological Agency - European forecasts up to 192h ahead.
Jobs, Meteorological and related Met-Jobs mailing list Information abut the Met-Jobs mailing list.
Submitting adverts For the submission of adverts, at no charge, to the Met-Jobs list.
Archive of adverts Met-Jobs archive of job adverts.
Job sites Compendium of sites known to contain job advertisements in meteorology and related disciplines.

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LIFFE LIFFE weather index An index of the average daily temperature for London, Paris and Berlin.
Lightning Charts, Topkarten, Germany Various lightning and Sferic charts (some with overlaid satellite imagery) for Europe and worldwide.
Data and information The National Lightning and Safety Institute from the USA - reports and information.
News and information Lots of links and news stories about lightning.
Lightning Lightning pictures.
Lightning, ball Ball lightning Pointers by Bill Beatty.
Locations of weather stations Worldwide From the US NWS - information about all the major observing stations worldwide.

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Marine meteorology From Martin Stubbs A valuable collection of links to marine-weather related sites worldwide. Useful for the hobbyist sailer.
Mariners Weather Log A publication of the National Weather Service (NWS), contains articles, news and information about marine weather events and phenomena, storms at sea, weather forecasting, the NWS Voluntary Observing Ship Program, Port Meteorological Officers, cooperating ships officers, and their vessels.
Met Office UK Latest UK area surface analysis and forecast charts, Meteonet, Met Office The current ASXX and FSXX charts from the Met Office, Exeter.
UK monthly summaries, Met Office The UK Met Office's preliminary guide to the past weather each month across the UK based upon daily-reporting stations.
Analysis archive for Europe and North Atlantic, click on 'Bracknell' Current and archived ASXX, and FSXX, charts from the Met Office, UK.
Met(eo)grams Metgrams, location-specific forecasts From Topkarten, seven-day forecast metgrams for numerous places worldwide.
Theyr site Three-day forecasts for numeroud locations worldwide.
Worldwide current and recent weather Select a site, and produce a listing or meteogram of recent and current conditions.
Monsoon, Indian SG's monsoon page Indian monsoon information.
Monthly summaries Monthly significant weather summaries, Australia Each month the unusual, extreme and interesting weather events which occur around Australia are summarised here.
UK monthly summaries, Met Office The UK Met Office's preliminary guide to the past weather each month across the UK based upon daily-reporting stations.
Regional climate maps Regional rainfall and temperature (actual and anomaly) for various parts of the world for the last 7 days, 1 month and 3 months.
Global data from the National Climate Data Center (ssm----.plm files contain preliminary reports, ssm----.fin the final reports)
Mountain weather Mountain weather forecasts Forecasts from Onlineweather.com.

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National meteorological services WMO members A listing of homepages, from the World Meteorological Organisation.
National hydrological and hydrometeorological services A listing of homepages, from the World Meteorological Organisation.
NCEP Europe and North Atlantic area, NCEP reanalysis from 1948 Surface to 500mb analysis fields. The page also has pointers to earlier analyses.
National Climate Data Center The US national climate data repository. The home of a wealth of data - the gateway to a variety of data, reports and information.
News stories Australian weather news, BOM Australian news press releases.
WMO news stories Headline stories from the World Meteorological Organisation
Yahoo world news Mostly from North America, but some interesting stories from elsewhere..
World news Roger Brugge's compilation of worldwide stories - from various sources.
Global weather news from NCDC Recent hazards/extremes of weather from NCDC, with pointers to other related US sites.
Worldwide Snippets of weather news from the Met Office, UK.
USA Today weather Mostly from the USA, but some worldwide, newspaper-type reports.
UK weather reviews UK daily weather breakdown.
World news stories Global weather news from the BBC weather team.
The Weather Channel News stories from The Weather Channel.
Newsgroups, discussion lists and mailing lists uk.sci.weather A newsgroup for all matters concerning UK and surrounding weather.
FAQ for newsgroup uk.sci.weather Courtesy of Martin Rowley - a wealth of general meteorological information.
sci.geo.meteorology General discussion of meteorology - rather USA-dominated.
sci.geo.oceanography General discussion of oceanography, including but not limited to physical oceanography.
Wx-lists The gateway into WX-LSR, WX-NATNL, WX-STORM, WX-TALK, WX-TOR and Wx-TROPL lists.
UKweatherworld Introduction to the UKweatherworld discussion forums.
UKweatherworld forum discussions A wide variety of discussions lists on the weather.
Noctilucent clouds Noctilucent cloud Information and request for observations, by Tom McEwan
NOGAPS forecast and analyses Via Topkarten European forecasts out to 144h from NOGAPS, the US Navy Operational Global Atmospheric Prediction System.

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Observations Surface observations from land stations worldwide Select a place/country, a time-window, and get the decoded observations.
Ocean Wave height and 10m winds, analysis and forecast, worldwide Analyses and forecasts out to 126h ahead worldwide.
UN atlas of the oceans An atlas in the sense of loads of information - not just maps.
Optics Pointers to optical links By Carl Koppeschaar
Atmospheric optics Illustrations and explanations, by Les Cowley
Organisations American Meteorological Society The national society for American meteorologists.
Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society The national society for Australian meteorologists and oceanographers.
BBC weather site A site with lots of forecast details, and past and general weather information.
Bureau of Meteorology, Australia The Australian national weather service.
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society The national society for Canadian meteorologists and oceanographers.
Climatic Research Unit The aim of CRU is to improve scientific understanding of past climate and its impacts, and the course and causes of recent and future climate.
Climatological Observers Link The UK organisation for weather observers interested in exchanging reports and data.
Data Assimilation Research Centre, Reading, UK The UK NERC centre of excellence in data assimilation - combining operational and research satellite data into NWP models.
UK Environment Agency The leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.
EuMetSat The European organisatiuon for the exploitation of satellites in meteorology, contributing to a global meteorological satellite observing system.
Environment Canada The national meteorological service of Canada.
ECMWF The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts.
European Meteorological Society An association of European meteorological societies.
Hong Kong Observatory A wealth of weather, and related, information for the Hong Kong area.
Irish Meteorological Service The Irish national weather service.
Irish Met. Society The national society for Irish meteorologists.
KNMI The Dutch national meteorological service. Some interesting news items in Dutch from time to time.
MetCheck UK weather forecast.
Meteo-France French national meteorological service.
Met Office UK The national meteorological organisation of the UK.
National Climate Data Center The US national resource for climate information.
National Hurricane Center, Florida A good starting point for information on Atlantic and East pacific hurricanes.
NOAA's National Weather Service Weather information from the national meterological service of the USA.
New Zealand Meteorological Society The national society in New Zealand for meteorologists.
Royal Meteorological Soc. The national society in the UK for professional and amateur meteorologists - publishers of Weather and the Quarterly Journal.
Tornado and Storm Research Organisation, TORRO Homepage of the UK organisation collating information on tornadoes and other severe weather in the UK.
World Meteorological Organisation The international body for meteorology.
Ozone, information and latest/archive charts European Ozone Research Coordinating Unit The coordinating centre for european ozone research.
TOMS, Total ozone mapping spectrometer from NASA, ozone maps and related data.
Ozone hole tour, from CAS (Cambridge) A very good place to start learning about atmospheric ozone holes.
Ozone depletion notes, US EPA Explains why ozone depleting substances are being phased out worldwide.
UV and ozone, NIWA, New Zealand Southern hemispshere ozone and ultra-violet data and information.
Information from the Met Office (UK) Ozone information and related reserach in the Met office, UK.
United Nations Environment Programme General information about ozone.

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Pollution, air
Pacific Ocean 00Z Pacific surface analysis 120W-170W Northern Hemisphere (Part 1) Analysed chart with a few observations, from NWS/NCEP
00Z Pacific surface analysis 170W-140E Northern Hemisphere (Part 2) Analysed chart with a few observations, from NWS/NCEP
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Information, mostly charts, of current and past typhoons.
Photographs Thunderstorms, waterspouts, snow, clouds and optical phenomena, by Oscar van der Velde
Plotted charts UK area Station weather plotted using standard symbols, Met Office.
Pollen National Pollen Research Centre, UK NPRU conducts research and consultancy on aerobiology, both for the outdoor and indoor environments.
UK pointers Points to Environment Agency and UK air quality archive
Precipitation England and Wales Precipitation series Data and graphs from the Met Office.
Regional climate maps Regional rainfall and temperature (actual and anomaly) for various parts of the world for the last 7 days, 1 month and 3 months.
Precipitation series Worldwide Time-series for 30, 90 and 365 days for numerous stations worldwide
Processes in meteorology Understanding weather Easy to understand explanations of various aspects of the weather, including features of weather around the world.

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Radar observations UK last six hours, from the BBC British Isles hourly diaplays.
UK last 12 hours, from the BBC British Isles three-hourly displays.
France Current imagery.
ARPA radar, Bologna, Italy
Buenos Aires
Denmark Two-hourly observations for the past six hours.
Belgium and W Europe Current conditions.
Helsinki Current observations.
Berlin Current observations.
Czech Republic Recent and archived data.
Mexico A selection of radars on the national network.
USA radars from UM Weather A choice of many radar sites from across the USA to choose from.
Nagoya, Japan Current observations.
UK, from the Met Office Half-hourly images for a six-hour period.
Australia Current and recent imagery from all Australian radar stations.
Sydney, Australia Current and recent imagery from sydney.
South Africa Select imagery from national radar sites,
Radiosonde data Worldwide Select your location of choice; current and archive data available as plots and as raw data.
Latest radiosondes, InfoMet European plotted information for the past 24 hours.
Records and averages Worldwide Worldwide weather records and averages.
Reports Australia, BOM Current and recent Australian reports.
Ireland, Wunderground Tabulated Irish reports.
Ireland, Meteostar Tabulated Irish reports.
Italy Italy's weather and charts, up to six days ahead.
UK, Wunderground Tabulated UK reports.
UK, Meteostar Tabulated UK reports.
Royal Meteorological Soc. The UK national society for meteorologists. Homepage.

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Sahel forecasts Extended long range hurricane/Sahel/El Nino forecasts Colorado State University
Sailing Frank Singleton's pages The object of this site is to inform all sailors about weather, weather forecasts and how to use them. Many sources of information provided for the sailor.
UK forecasts Sailing forecast information from OnlineWeather.
Sandstorm Images, news and links Thomas Savert's page (in German) with many links worldwide
Satellite imagery Various satellites, via Topkarten Numerous links for imagery from geostationary and polar orbiter satellites.
Antarctica Current, colour-enhanced, low resolution (20 km) Antarctic composite image, updated every 3 hours, UWAMRC/SSEC.
Group for Earth Observation The weather satellite observers group
AntarcticaFull resolution (10 km) Antarctic composite image, updated every 3 hours, UWAMRC/SSEC.
Satellite imagery worldwide archive, B Muhr Easy to locate links, by continent and region of the globe.
Current/recent imagery of notable events Imagery relating to natural hazards, from NASA.
Schools, pages for Weather-related projects
Globe project, international environmental education Globe encourages pupils to measure aspects of their local environment and report their results over the Internet. Data from schools around the world are then available for pupils to use in a wide range of projects and activities.
Learn about meteorology, from the BoM Lots of useful information, and a useful set of small experiments for students to perform.
Education projects from the American Met. Soc. The starting point for information about educational initiative of the AMS, including the Maury Project and Project Atmosphere.
Weather facts and projects Pointers to various sites with learning activities and practical science.
Keystage 3 and 4 resources from MMU Fact sheets and activity packs aimed at secondary education level.
The Franklin Institute A hotlist of information, data and activities listed by topic.
MetLink International project for schools, run by the Royal Meteorological Society The UK's premier weather project for schools worldwide.
Educational resources CLN's theme pages are collections of useful Internet educational resources within a narrow curricular topic and contain links to two types of information. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Encyclopaedia of the Atmospheric Environment Provided by MMU, as part of the Atmosphere, Climate & Environment (ACE) Information Programme.
Education site, Met Office (UK) These web pages are designed to help teachers and pupils by extending their knowledge of weather and climate - in the UK and around the world.
Project Atmosphere, Australia Project Atmosphere Australia Online is a teacher-developed, online project for school communities in Australia and around the world. It is based around a collaborative web site and email discussion lists.
Weather Gone Wild, exploring the weather This site provides a great deal of educational material in an exciting and entertaining format. Each page addresses a weather phenomenon, and includes: causes, effects, safety tips, and other facts.
Wild wild weather page NewsChannel 19's, Chief Meteorologist Dan Satterfield has created these pages for Kids between 6 and 16 years old and for their Parents and Teachers.
Sea ice NSIDC sea ice information All you need to know about sea ice.
Sea surface temperatures NOAA, via Topkarten Several regional charts covering most of the ocean away from the poles.
Worldwide anomalies Worldwide SST anomalies from NCDC.
Sea surface temperatures around UK, NOAA The Met Office, UK, SST chart for waters around the British Isles.
Shipping forecast UK, from the Met Office Text from the UK shipping forecast,
Sea surface temperature Nino-3 anomaly graphs and recent global anomaly maps from the Met Office.
Severe weather Stormtrack.org
Severe weather information resources Thunderstorms and lightning, blizzards, tornaodes, hurricanes, floods and hailstorms
Severe weather warnings for the UK, Met Office
SFERICs Charts, Topkarten, Germany
SIGMETs Current and recent airport conditions
Ski and snow reports UK and North America
Worldwide weather for skiing
Snow Richard Wild's snow page A variety of things connected with snow.
Snow and ice cover NCEP, via Topkarten
Space weather Current conditions, articles Spaceweather.com - News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids.
Today's space weather, Space Environment Center Current and archive conditions - how the Sun affects the Earth.
NOAA space weather education site Information, links and classroom materials.
Sprites, red; blue jets Sprites and jets Article by Matt Heavner.
Stations, weather Antarctic AWS data and information, UWAMRC The Automatic Weather Station Project supports a network of automated weather stations designed to record meteorological information in Antarctica and other locations (e.g. Greenland).
Observations from Gruitrode (Limburg, Belgium) Current conditions and NOAA-type monthly reports.
Snowdon weather station project Information about the project, current and archived observations, from three stations on the highest mountain in Wales.
A compilation Roger Brugge's compilation of weather stations appearing on the web.
Stratosphere Tropospheric and stratospheric temperature series Graphs of recent trends from the Met Office.
Sunrise and sunset A calculator Performs the calculations for anywhere in the world.
Sunspots Solar activity Solar terrestial activity report.
Surface observations Surface observations from land stations worldwide Select a place/country, a time-window, and get the decoded observations.
SYNOP reports Global Global reports from College of DuPage.
Global Global reports from Florida State University.
US data only USA synoptic reports from Florida State University.
main synoptic hours only Six-hourly reports from the Albany site
zipped versions Zipped files for three-hourly intervals.
European only Six-hourly reports from the European area.
Australia only Hourly reports, including an archive.

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TAFs Current and recent airport conditions From Tom Dawes-Gamble - 7 days of archived data, TAFs, SIGMETs, etc.
Topkarten, Germany The top level entry point to Topkarten. a very useful source of many and varied charts/diagrams of meteorological interest.
Temperature Global temperature series Global mean temperature data and graphs from the Met Office.
Central England Temperature series Data and graphs from the Met Office.
Tropospheric and stratospheric temperature series Graphs of recent trends from the Met Office.
Regional climate maps Regional rainfall and temperature (actual and anomaly) for various parts of the world for the last 7 days, 1 month and 3 months.
Temperature time series Worldwide Time-series for 30, 90 and 365 days for numerous stations worldwide
Thermodynamic diagrams An introduction Martin Rowley's introduction to thermodynamic diagrams (e.g. tephigrams).
Tornadoes Tornado and Storm Research Organisation, TORRO Homepage of the UK organisation collating information on tornadoes and other severe weather in the UK.
Information from USA Today Information and links.
Severe Wx.com USA-orientated; a lot of storm-chasing stuff.
Tornado project online Some unusual information about tornadoes, and a source of tornado books, posters and videos; also tornado myths, tornado oddities, personal experiences, etc.
All about tornadoes, NWS/NOAA For those who may find themselves close to a tornado in the USA - a preparedness guide and other information.
Online tornado FAQ A very useful site by Roger Edwards, of NOAA's Storm Prediction Center, covering all aspects of tornadoes.
Tree rings and weather Henri Grissino-Mayer's page Lots of information on dendrochronology, with some weather-specfic links.
Tropical storms (incl. hurricanes and typhoons) National Hurricane Center, Florida The place to visit during the Atlantic and East Pacific hurricane season, for charts and much more.
Joint Typhoon Warning Center Information, mostly charts, of current and past typhoons.
Maps by region of the globe Tracking and forecast information for current tropical storms, worldwide. Also archive information back to 1994.

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United Kingdom Current weather reports, Wunderground Includes a table of the latest reports from most UK synoptic-type stations.
UK weather extremes Details of wettest, hottest, etc., in the UK from the UK Met Office.
Marine buoy observations for the UK area, NOAA Current and recent weather observations from ocean surface buoys; worldwide observations can also be found via this site.
Sea surface temperatures, Met Office/NOAA Updated every five days or so, sea surface temperature contours around the British Isles.
Severe weather warnings, Met Office Severe weather warnings for the UK from the Met Office.
Various UK plotted data Colin Tandy's charts - mostly 6-hourly and for the UK (mainly) and Europe.
Weather reports, Meteostar Tabulated current weather details from almost all synoptic-type stations - updated every 30 minutes.
Weather diary A daily diary of UK weather.
UK weather information site Observations and forecast data relevant to the British Isles, and other related information.
Ant Veal's weather centre links to a variety of weather URLS; there are sections on books/publications and links to web-cams, etc.
United kingdom datasets and time-series CET, EWP and Lamb types Numerous popular UK monthly weather series are available here.
Central England Temperature series Data and graphs from the Met Office.
England and Wales Precipitation series Data and graphs from the Met Office.
University courses University courses A summary of university courses in the UK concerned with meteorology, from the RMS.
Upper air Maps and observations Create your own chart for selected levels and for any continent.

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Volcanic Ash forecasts Volcanic Ash Northern Hemisphere forecast [part 1] when available Forecasts of volcanic ash dispersion when volcanoes are active.
Volcanic Ash Northern Hemisphere forecast [part 2] when available Forecasts of volcanic ash dispersion when volcanoes are active.
Volcanoes Volcanoes and the weather The US Geological Survey volcano homepage - information and latest news.

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Wave height and 10m winds, worldwide Analysis and forecast Analyses and forecasts out to 126h ahead worldwide.
Weather observers Climatological Observers Link The organisation for amateur and professional weather observers in the UK.
Ring Europaischer Hobbymeteorologen The German organisation for amateur weather observers from central Europe.
Vereniging voor Weerkunde en Klimatologie The Dutch homepage for the amateur weather organisation of that country.
Weather station locations Worldwide Pull down menus anable the user to search for stations worldwide - these are mostly synoptic-type stations.
COL sites Locations and webpages from observers of the Climatological Observers Link
Weather summaries COL summaries, a selection Tabulated data, avaialbel around the 23rd, for the previous month from several UK stations, taken from COL's monthly bulletin.
UK climatology Pointers to climatological data for the British Isles.
Monthly significant weather summaries, Australia Each month the unusual, extreme and interesting weather events which occur around Australia are summarised here. Record temperatures and rainfalls, storms, floods, fires, tropical cyclones and other meteorological events which have had a significant impact on Australian life are listed - goes back to 1996.
UK monthly summaries, Met Office Written summaries, charts and regional tables of the the weather each month - based upon early station returns.
Winds at 10m and wave height, worldwide Analysis and forecast Analyses and forecasts out to 126h ahead worldwide.
World news Roger Brugge's compilation from selected sources. Compiled on a weekly basis from information gleaned by email and from other sites.
World Meteorological Organisation The homepage of the international body for meteorological co-operation. French and Spanish versions of the site also available.
WMO news stories Headline stories from the World Meteorological Organisation
World weather forecasts and climatology, WMO Climatological data (and forecasts) from a variety of sites worldwide for 1971-2000 in many cases.
WMO members URLs of WMo national bodies.
Worldwide Current, and recent, weather conditions, NOAA A variety of international information, including decoded METARs; select a country and then an airport for hourly data for the last 24 hours.

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Yachting and sailing Frank Singleton's pages

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