Dec 6, 2016 11:03 AM
A scientific study looking at how rainfall patterns across the world might respond to rising average global surface temperature has revealed an interesting result: regional rainfall patterns won’t change by the same amount per degree of global warming.
Dec 1, 2016 12:46 PM
From Thursday 1 December S4C viewers will see a new look to their weather service, powered by world-leading weather forecast information as part of a new contract with the Met Office. S4C is a Welsh language television channel broadcast on a range of platforms across Wales and the UK, providing six weather forecasts daily.
Nov 24, 2016 2:09 PM
Lloyd’s has published a new study that supports the case that extreme weather events can be modelled as “independent” by global reinsurers when assessing many of their key aggregate risks around the world.
Nov 22, 2016 11:13 AM
The Met Office Aviation team at Heathrow won the ‘Improving Every Day’ category award for their work building a bespoke snow response forecast for the airport.
Nov 20, 2016 12:09 PM
The Met Office has issued series of National Severe Weather Warnings for Monday and Tuesday for heavy rain in: southwestern England; northern England; and Wales.
Nov 19, 2016 1:04 PM
The Met Office has announced the first named storm of autumn 2016: Storm Angus.
Nov 14, 2016 11:56 AM
The Met Office says 2016 is on track to be the warmest year on record since the beginning of the instrumental record in 1850. If confirmed when the final results are compiled at the end of the year, 2016 will be the third consecutive year of exceptionally-high average surface global temperatures.
Nov 9, 2016 3:43 PM
Professor Stephen Belcher has been appointed the new Met Office Chief Scientist as Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE FRS retires after a long and distinguished career in climate modelling and research.
Nov 8, 2016 2:50 PM
The World Meteorological Organization has today published a detailed analysis of the global climate 2011-2015 – the hottest five-year period on the instrumental record.
Nov 8, 2016 8:42 AM
The Get Ready for Winter campaign aims to help raise awareness of the dangers posed by winter weather and provide tips and advice on how to minimise its impact
Nov 7, 2016 12:24 PM
Snow is likely across western Scotland and north and east England today and tomorrow.
Nov 4, 2016 4:10 PM
The UK is likely to experience some cold weather this weekend as air from northern Scandinavia spreads across the country.
Nov 3, 2016 8:54 AM
Provisional statistics show north Scotland has had the sunniest and one of the driest Octobers since records began.
Oct 31, 2016 12:00 AM
5 News has chosen Met Office weather graphics and services to help viewers plan and stay safe.
Oct 24, 2016 12:00 AM
It's been 100 years since the first weather forecast was provided for the British Armed Forces by the Met Office.
Oct 17, 2016 12:00 AM
Met Office research is showing the first skilful predictions of European winter one year ahead.
Oct 14, 2016 12:00 AM
The Met Office Defence Science & Technology team is providing detailed weather and oceanography forecasting used to support Exercise Unmanned Warrior.
Oct 5, 2016 2:05 PM
The end of a four-year long, cutting edge project linking scientific research with societies needs is marked with a major conference
Oct 5, 2016 12:01 PM
ScottishPower Renewables chooses new VisualEyes™ software from the Met Office to provide site-specific weather forecast information
Oct 3, 2016 12:32 PM
Today sees the launch of ITV's new weather graphics and services provided by the Met Office
Sep 30, 2016 2:43 PM
From 1 October viewers of Forces TV will be able to see a new look weather forecast
Sep 22, 2016 1:12 PM
Innogy Renewables UK Ltd has chosen the Met Office's new VisualEyes™ software to provide weather forecast information for multiple sites across the UK.
Sep 19, 2016 12:43 PM
The UK's storms will be named again this coming autumn and winter
Sep 16, 2016 2:02 PM
Measurements of the extent of summer Arctic sea ice reveal that 2016 has been the joint second lowest year on record.
Sep 15, 2016 12:26 PM
For the first time, the Met Office is providing weather forecasts for the UK team competing in the Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race.
Sep 8, 2016 7:32 AM
Scientists discover unprecedented atmospheric behaviour has disrupted one of world's the most repeatable atmospheric patterns.
Sep 5, 2016 1:00 PM
Upgrade to aviation forecast product will enable airports and airlines to make better informed decisions in all conditions.
Aug 31, 2016 3:13 PM
Provisional statistics for Summer 2016 show that it was both rather wet but also slightly warmer than average.
Aug 26, 2016 1:34 PM
After Friday's sunny weather, it's a mixed picture over the coming days.
Aug 24, 2016 12:54 PM
After recent sunny weather, it's a mixed picture over the coming days
Aug 24, 2016 9:50 AM
Scientists have discovered the cause of the recent run of miserable wet summers as they begin to unravel the mysteries of the Atlantic jet stream.
Aug 22, 2016 2:10 PM
A weather front will move slowly southeastward across the UK for much of the week ahead.
Aug 22, 2016 10:51 AM
In the first ever study of its kind, that we know of, satellites were used to monitor land surface 'skin' temperatures during a total solar eclipse
Aug 19, 2016 1:49 PM
STV first UK broadcaster to go live with new Met Office weather graphics
Aug 19, 2016 10:55 AM
It will be unseasonably windy this weekend with heavy, thundery showery rain. However, conditions are expected to improve next week with the potential for a warm spell.
Aug 15, 2016 1:34 PM
This week will start off very warm and sunny for many, before it turns more unsettled by the weekend.
Aug 12, 2016 8:27 PM
We are expecting a brief hot spell early next week, but why is this happening, how long is it going to last for and how is it going to end?
Aug 10, 2016 1:35 PM
A new 'state of the art' radar dish is being lifted into place in High Moorsley in Sunderland.
Aug 3, 2016 12:44 PM
The Met Office has won a new contract to provide weather information and expert advice to Highways England (HE).
Aug 2, 2016 7:20 AM
The latest state of the global climate report reveals 2015 was a record-breaking year, following on from 2014, which recorded the previous highest average global surface temperature.
Jul 28, 2016 12:04 PM
With changeable weather as the school holidays get into full swing the Met Office weather app comes into its own.
Jul 25, 2016 9:35 AM
A new Met Office report reveals that 2015 was a warmer and wetter than average year, with exceptional rainfall, severe flooding and warmth in December.
Jul 4, 2016 1:55 PM
The Met Office will showcase novel ways in which new technologies can help us monitor the weather and improve our forecasts at this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (RSSSE) this week.
Jul 1, 2016 1:10 PM
40 years ago this weekend temperatures peaked in one of the UK's most memorable heat waves.
Jul 1, 2016 1:06 PM
Eurotunnel has chosen to receive rail weather services from the Met Office, in conjunction with Météo-France, for three years.
Jun 29, 2016 9:54 AM
Climate change is already affecting the UK's wildlife calendar, and it's likely this will continue into the future, according to new research published in the journal Nature.
Jun 24, 2016 9:01 AM
Scientists need more credible and relevant information to help communities become more resilient.
Jun 23, 2016 10:50 AM
Wednesday night's thunderstorms gave flooding in parts of southeast and further downpours are on the way
Jun 23, 2016 10:49 AM
Professor Dame Julia Slingo, has been presented with the World Meteorological Organization top award for her outstanding contribution to climate science.
Jun 23, 2016 8:16 AM
The importance of women in engineering is being celebrated today and supported by the Met Office.
Jun 22, 2016 10:48 AM
The showery conditions are expected to continue over the next few days, but things should settle down through the weekend.
Jun 21, 2016 1:48 PM
With many outdoor events like Glastonbury Festival up and coming, will you need a sunhat or an umbrella?
Jun 20, 2016 2:17 PM
A pivotal piece of Met Office research is shedding light on the contribution of volcanic and man-made aerosols in the recent slowdown in the rise of global surface warming
Jun 13, 2016 11:50 AM
The rising concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide has passed a symbolic threshold early due to the fastest annual increase on record
Jun 9, 2016 9:38 AM
Severe hay fever costs the UK 29 million days of work each year, according to a new survey from the Met Office.
Jun 8, 2016 1:36 PM
The weather is to turn more changeable for the weekend with a drop in temperatures.
May 27, 2016 1:27 PM
Planning for the bank holiday weekend? See what weather you can expect.
May 26, 2016 11:54 AM
Any substantial weakening of a major North Atlantic ocean current system would have a profound impact on the climate of north-west Europe, including the UK.
May 24, 2016 8:54 AM
We have launched our new weather forecast mobile app, enabling people to stay both safe and one step ahead of the weather, and giving confidence to those planning their day wherever they are.
May 17, 2016 12:37 PM
Lightning, strong winds, snow, freezing temperatures, fog and heavy rain are just some of the meteorological challenges facing those managing energy-production facilities, such as windfarms.
Apr 26, 2016 9:26 AM
As an island nation, the sea has a deep and profound effect on the lives of many communities across the UK. The seas around the UK influence our weather, climate and local environments.
Apr 24, 2016 2:46 PM
After a largely fine Good Friday, most places will see some wet and windy weather over the rest of the long weekend.
Apr 13, 2016 6:40 AM
Further understanding the links and interactions between the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and the world's climate is the focus of a major new research programme, funded by the Newton Fund
Apr 7, 2016 7:31 AM
A new partnership with AVTECH will give the airline industry access to world-leading weather data to minimise fuel use and reduce CO2 emissions.
Mar 25, 2016 1:56 PM
Storm Katie is forecast to affect southern England and south Wales on Easter Monday
Mar 23, 2016 4:46 PM
Six of the ten longest growing seasons have occurred within the last 30 years
Mar 23, 2016 2:51 PM
A team of researchers has been awarded a three-year grant by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve pollen forecasts
Mar 21, 2016 3:38 PM
After a period of settled weather, things will gradually turn wet and windy through the week.
Mar 17, 2016 3:46 PM
Offshore, police and emergency response helicopter pilots will receive fast and flexible access to weather-based information, helping to improve safety
Mar 10, 2016 10:27 AM
Met Office's world-leading science and weather information will help reduce disruption and improve operational efficiencies.
Mar 8, 2016 12:10 PM
Wet and windy weather for some mid-week, then gradually turning more settled and also milder towards the weekend
Mar 1, 2016 4:40 PM
Winter 2015/16 was a record breaking season for the UK.
Feb 26, 2016 4:06 PM
Early statistics for winter 2015/16 show that the season has been wet and warm, and record-breaking for some
Feb 26, 2016 2:46 PM
The South West Catapult Centre of Excellence to help support business growth in the region
Feb 24, 2016 2:49 PM
Bright, cold and sunny weather for the rest of this week, with widespread overnight frosts and some wintry showers
Feb 17, 2016 10:41 AM
The new services will help ensure the safe construction of two offshore wind farms in Germany
Feb 12, 2016 12:25 PM
'Food shocks' have the potential to wreak havoc on food markets, commodity exports, and families around the world.
Feb 12, 2016 12:23 PM
The Met Office and Exeter Science Park mark a significant phase in the construction of the new home for the new supercomputer.
Feb 8, 2016 12:14 PM
A low pressure system bringing strong winds to southern Britain has been named Storm Imogen
Feb 4, 2016 10:40 AM
Met Office meteorologists provide on-site weather information for the easyJet network
Feb 1, 2016 4:33 PM
The latest Met Office decadal forecast predicts global temperatures for the five-year period from 2016 to 2020
Feb 1, 2016 2:56 PM
The unsettled weather continues with Storm Henry forecast to bring severe gales in places later today and into Tuesday
Jan 29, 2016 4:36 PM
More spells of severe weather are likely to affect the UK over the next few days. Keep up to date with the latest for your area using our forecast pages
Jan 29, 2016 10:33 AM
Damaging winds are expected across the north of Britain from Storm Gertrude
Jan 25, 2016 2:09 PM
A period of changeable and potentially disruptive weather is on the way this week with heavy rain and strong winds forecast
Jan 20, 2016 8:19 AM
Provisional full-year figures for global average temperatures reveal that 2015 was the warmest year in a record dating back to 1850
Jan 18, 2016 4:41 PM
Many places will continue to experience the cold this week ahead of a change in the weather towards the weekend
Jan 15, 2016 2:02 PM
Cold weather will persist through this weekend with widespread frosts, ice and some snow, but also winter sunshine
Jan 14, 2016 11:38 AM
Cold weather is expected to continue through into the weekend with widespread frosts, ice and snow for some places
Jan 6, 2016 2:41 PM
Unsettled, wet weather is expected to continue into the weekend before the weather turns colder during next week. Overnight frosts, ice and some snow are likely
Jan 5, 2016 11:08 AM
The latest provisional statistics from the Met Office confirm December has broken records both for rainfall and temperature
Jan 2, 2016 1:28 PM
Met Office meteorologists are predicting further heavy rain across the UK at times for the next few days