Library collection

 Our collection includes:

  • A comprehensive selection of meteorological related journals, books and scientific papers from general interest to academic texts both in hard copy and online when you visit us on-site.
  • Conference proceedings, reports and documents from international meteorological organisations.
  • A complete set of Daily Weather Summaries detailing the weather for every day from July 1869 to the Dec 2014 in hard copy and online from Sep 1860 to present. 
  • A broad selection historical weather observations in weekly, monthly and annual summaries both in hard copy and in our Digital Library & Archive.
  • A collection of photographs and slides depicting many aspects of meteorology and the Met Office. Many of the images are available via our online catalogue.
  • A display of historic instruments.
  • An online catalogue where you search for items in our collection.
  • A Digital Library & Archive where you can view and download our digital content.