General weather and atmospheric data

Reports that will enable you to refine future procedures or settle contractual disputes

Authoritative records of historical weather data.

General monthly summaries

This authoritative record of weather data helps you relate contract performance to climate conditions. You can then log critical weather events which impact project execution and relate site efficiency to the weather.

The elements contained within this report include: maximum daytime temperature, daily rainfall totals, daily mean wind speed, daily maximum gusts and sunshine hours.

Met Office Rainfall and Evaporation Calculation System (MORECS)

The Met Office Rainfall and Evaporation Calculation System (MORECS) is the only nationwide service giving real-time assessments of rainfall, evaporation and soil moisture. Analysis covers different soil, crops and topography.

MORECS can be used to:

  • design and predict river flows;
  • monitor and predict evaporation losses;
  • plan and understand drainage, subsidence and drought issues.

Rainfall frequency analysis

An analysis of historic rainfall accumulation, duration and frequency for any location in the UK only. This analysis can help to ensure that designs for water operations systems are designed to withstand the impact of climate change and future extreme weather events.

Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling system (ADMS)

Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling system (ADMS) data are a set of meteorological parameters for direct input into a dispersion model. It comprises observed data from key locations, or site-specific data from our forecast model.

More information on all these products can be found in our Provider catalogue Provider catalogue (PDF, 234 kB) .

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Last updated: 22 May 2012