Project planning

The Met Office provides project managers and construction teams with trusted information to inform scheduling, design refinements and budgets for projects

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Our range of reports, supported by world leading science, help project managers and construction teams to be prepared and have insight into potential delays. Having this information to hand informs how many days of potential downtime you might expect during a project, so you can make the necessary refinements to schedules, designs and budgets for your projects.

Planning average reports

Looking over a 30 year period we can provide a clear picture of what seasonal norms you can expect at your site during your project. Our products are tailored for a number of different contracts.

Provides you with 1-in-10 year values and long term averages to help you identify potential downtime during your project and prevent unnecessary delays. Good planning at this stage of a project can reduce the likelihood of post project issues.

The values and averages produced in our climate data reports provide a tool to help you identify potential downtime during a contract period enabling you to develop contingency plans and negotiate realistic contracts.

   Station based:

  • With up to 100 weather stations across the UK we are able to provide planning averages at the nearest location from your build.
  • Monthly planning averages (excl. wind)
  • Monthly planning averages (inc. Wind)
  • Met Build planning averages

       Monthly planning averages Monthly planning averages (PDF, 188 kB)

Bespoke climate solutions

We can help you understand the potential impacts of weather and climate change on your planning, resources and assets. Meaning you can prepare and adapt to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Here are just a few of the bespoke climate solutions we offer:

  • Climate change mitigation & adaptation assessment
  • Climate analysis
  • Weather sensitivity analysis

Contact us

For more information about our range of products for the construction industry:

Email: construction@metoffice.gov.uk

Call our 24-hour customer centre: 0370 900 0100

Or complete our enquiry form.

Last updated: 8 December 2014