Partnerships and collaborations

Our services are helping overseas countries adapt to the effects of weather and climate change

Our offering

The Met Office has a wide range of skills and expertise including:

  • Climate change impacts and adaptation advice
  • Climate scenario creation and application
  • Hazard and weather risks e.g. weather scenario creation and application
  • High resolution modelling
  • Organisational strengthening e.g. QMS implementation and strategic planning
  • Long range forecasting (monthly to decadal) and climate variability
  • World leading advice including workshops, project design and reports
  • Expert input to capacity building projects e.g. radar, ATDnet, MMS
  • Establishment of Early Warning Systems
  • Wide range of training courses through the Met Office College
  • Radar modernisation including training, site selection and technical assistance
  • Automatic Weather Stations procurement and installation

Who we've worked with

A selection of customers the Met Office has worked with to deliver successful projects:

  • Rwanda Meteorological Service
  • Aviation meteorological department at Kigali (Rwanda) International Airport
  • Russian scientists at the State Hydrological Institute in St. Petersburg
  • Training workshops for scientists from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID)
  • The Government of Maharashtra
  • Danish Hydrological Institute (DHI)
  • The Nile Forecasting Centre (part of Egypt's Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation - MWRI)
  • Vietnam's Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Environment (IMHEN)
  • Royal Haskoning
  • Caribbean Meteorological Organisation
  • Cuban Institute of Meteorology
  • Bahamas Department of Meteorology

Benefits of working with us

  • World leading scientists offering expert advice on weather and climate
  • 24/7 support through our Operations Centre
  • Large and unrivalled archive of weather data
  • We know what it takes to be a successful Met Service
  • Access to high-resolution modelling through our Supercomputer

Last updated: 1 September 2014

  • Organisations
    International co-operation, such as the gathering of global observational information, is essential to the work of all national weather services.

  • Development
    We are committed to helping other countries improve their ability to forecast weather and climate, allowing them to deal with impacts and natural disasters more effectively.

  • Projects
    We are actively involved in a number of international programmes, projects and initiatives to improve joint capability and understanding of science.