Products and services for the finance industry to help plan and prepare for weather and climate risk more effectively.
From making sound investment decisions to setting the right premiums for insurance products, an in-depth knowledge of the past, present and future weather is essential across a range of financial services.
As world leaders in weather and climate services, we provide cutting-edge industry specific solutions that give our customers a clear advantage.
The insurance and reinsurance industries are hugely affected by the weather. The need for a fuller understanding of past and future extreme weather impacts is critical for your business.
The Met Office provides products and services specially designed for the insurance and reinsurance industry that can:
Using our expertise as a world leading provider of weather and climate services we helping companies manage the impacts of low wind. Our new service Site Wind Index provides 30 years of climatology data detailing hourly wind speeds for customer defined sites and heights which is updated monthly and annually.
Further information about Site Wind Index
After a very dry start to the year across the UK, 2012 has seen record breaking amounts of rainfall, this report reviews UK Flooding from April to July 2012.
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September 2012 - Reliable wind data for insurance contracts
March 2012 - A new perspective of hurricane landfall
November 2011 - Leading in the science of risk
August 2011 - Hurricane Irene heading for the US
Adam's research shed new light on how climate change could influence extreme weather over Europe.
Lloyd's judges described Adam's work as demonstrating "a paradigm shift in our understanding of the risk of climate change".
Last updated: 5 November 2012
Working with leading organisations to provide a global, independent and transparent view of catastrophic events
Good results and a reduction in losses depend on having the best possible insight.
Scientific excellence in tropical storm risk-management
Reliable and trusted data for low wind insurance contracts