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Weather and climate data

World-leading science and technical expertise available for businesses, researchers and academics

Our extensive portfolio offers a range of global weather and climate data and services to clients across industry, academia and broadcast media. As well as our own Met Office data we also supply third party licensed data on behalf of ECMWF, ECOMET and EUMETSAT in the UK.

As the UK’s National Meteorological Service, we are well versed in collecting, generating, verifying, interpreting and applying data. Many organisations already rely on the data we provide for critical decision-making or commercial reuse.

Our data services include the provision of Public Sector Information (PSI) data, data available for re-use under license, open data sets available with free access and industry specific data for business use.

UK Met Office Public Sector Information (PSI) re-use data

View our catalogue for a complete listing of categories of data and available data sets, including our Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) model data and observational data sets.

DataPoint

Get free access to our open data sets for weather data and map overlays via API’s. Available for re-use within innovative applications.

ECMWF

The UK Met Office is a member of The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and a leading licensing agent of ECMWF products and services.

EUMETSAT

The UK Met Office is a member and licensing agent of European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) products and services.

ECOMET

The Met Office is a member of ECOMET and a licensing agent for the meteorological data catalogue for the European National Met Services (NMSs).

Met Office Weather DataHub

This new, fully operational, API data channel provides freely available data that is more useable and useful than existing DataPoint data and will, ultimately, replace the DataPoint service. New data and map overlays will be added progressively, providing an increased range of datasets.

Business data services

Our business data services team can provide you with a range of industry specific data sets and advice services. We can help you address industry weather risks or make it easier for you to understand how weather impacts your business.

Speak to our team on 0370 900 0100 or email us at  enquiries@metoffice.gov.uk.

Why choose the Met Office

  • Reliable brand - Trusted provider of public weather information and data services to organisations across the globe.
  • International leader in weather and climate science - Our international expertise dates back to our beginnings in 1854. Today we are recognised as a world-leader in climate and weather science.
  • Licensed distributor - Entrusted as the UK licensed agent for Meteorological data from ECMWF, EUMETSAT, ECOMET.
  • Recognised accuracy - Our global Numerical Weather Prediction model, the foundation of our accurate weather provision, is recognised as a world leading National Met Service model, verified using standards defined by the World Meteorological Organization.

Speak to our team on 0370 900 0100 or email us at  enquiries@metoffice.gov.uk.

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