The services we offer

The services we offer

Current Publications

  • Electronic archive of current publications including:
  • Our most recent annual reports
  • Our most recent corporate magazine
  • Current scientific and technical reports


On the News web pages you can find our News releasesArchive and the Met Office news blog.


Climate encompasses a range of areas, from statistical records to computer model projections and climate change.


Activities and material based around the national curriculum to help teachers and students understand weather and climate.

Library and archive (charges for reproduction may apply)

Both the Library and Archive are open to everyone and offer a range of services (please note visits to the Archive must be arranged by appointment). Met Office Library and Archive staff can conduct enquiries, subject to a 30 minute research limit. Please see the Online catalogue for further information about the collections and information available, some of which may only be available to view on site.


The Met Office provides a wide range of forecasts and warnings to help the public make informed decisions about day to day activities. These include forecasts for more than 10000 locations worldwide (UK and world) and regional text forecasts within the UK as well as more specialist forecasts for leisure activities such as walking in the mountains and beach safety. In addition we provide severe weather warnings to help safeguard life and property. We make our forecasts and warnings available through a wide range of platforms including the web, mobile phones, social media and desktop widgets.

Re-useable data

DataPoint is a way of accessing freely available Met Office data feeds in a format that is suitable for application developers. It is aimed at professionals, the scientific community and student or amateur developers (in fact anyone looking to re-use Met Office data within their own innovative applications).

Wholesale data for the public (charges may apply)

ECOMET and its Members (including the Met Office) envisage the widest availability of basic meteorological data for re-use applications. The ECOMET web site provides full information about available data and products as well as license conditions.

Products (charges may apply)

The Met Office combines the latest science with ground breaking advances in technology and local understanding to deliver operational advantage to our customers. Please see the links below for more detail on the products and services we offer, or alternatively please Contact us for a quote for any bespoke data or information;

Last updated: 6 February 2014