Advertise with the UK's official weather service

Buying advertising on our website

We are one of the world's leading authorities on weather and climate science, and one of the first government organisations to offer web advertising.

As the UK's national meteorological service we provide the largest reach in the weather market for advertisers across both our website and mobile applications.

Website advertising

On average per month:

  • 6.6 million unique visits
  • 67 million page impressions

In peak times of severe weather such as January 2013:

  • 12.3 million unique users 
  • 150 million page impressions

Mobile application advertising

The Met Office has provided a free weather application across the core mobile platforms in the UK.

  • More than 6.3 million iPhone application downloads.
  • The Met Office Android (including Kindle) application has been downloaded more than 3.5 million times.
  • Since launch in November 2012 the new Windows Phone 8 application has been downloaded more than 25,000 times.

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Website sponsorship

We are offering you the opportunity to sponsor the following sections of our website:

Run-of-site advertising is available through leaderboards and MPUs. 

Targeting and campaign management

The Met Office uses DoubleClick for Publishers (Google DFP) as its ad server.

In addition to standard targeting options we can:

  • deliver thermal-activated campaigns - run ads according to temperature;
  • other weather-related targeting (rainfall/atmospheric pressure);
  • by forecast request - UK towns/cities, international resorts etc.

More information

To find out more about the different advertising and sponsorship options see the  Met Office Advertising Media pack Met Office advertising media pack (PDF, 7 MB)


Weather page advertising units

Home page units

Content Page MPU Content Page MPU

More information on the available ad units

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Last updated: 1 September 2014