Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)

United Kingdom

Established: 1850logo_rmets
Number of members: 3347
President: Ellie Highwood

Purpose & objectives:

Anyone with a genuine interest in the weather and climate can join the Royal Meteorological Society. The Society is made up of enthusiasts, practitioners, students and scientists from across the world and is based in the UK.

Mission statement: Advancing the understanding of weather and climate, the science and its applications, for the benefit of all.  >>> read more

Main activities:

  • Meetings & Events to bring together scientists, policy makers and weather enthusiasts for lively, informed debates on weather-related issues
  • Promote education on all aspects of meteorology and related sciences
  • Awards & Prizes to recognise and reward scientific excellence
  • Publication of four of the world’s foremost weather and climate journals and the monthly magazine Weather (free to all members); publication of books on weather and climate

Contact information:

104 Oxford Road
Reading
RG1 7LL
Tel: +44 (0)118 956 8500
Fax: +44 (0)118 956 8571
email chiefexec@rmets.org