Forecasting services

Long-range outlooks for the civil contingency community aim to show how conditions will differ from long-term averages

We provide a range of weather forecasting services to help retailers to achieve the optimum balance between customer demand, stock availability, and product wastage.

Our accurate and reliable weather forecasts enable you to make informed operational decisions.

Our forecasting services for retail include:

  • Short-range forecasting up to 14 days ahead presented as maps, tables, graphs and data
  • Monthly outlook detailing weather trend information and long-term averages
  • Severe weather warnings 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Access to a Met Office Forecaster 24/7

Sainsbury's case study Read about how our forecasting services helped Sainsbury's (PDF, 93 kB)

Customer quote - Louise Harrison, CMI Manager - Ice Cream, Unilever UK Limited:

"We have been using the Met Office for many years now, they provide us with the robust read of the weather we need to make business decisions and understand the impact of weather on our business."

Last updated: 7 November 2013