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Sport Events

Sport is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of weather, which can affect competitors, spectators and organisers. Our products and services can aid sport event managers, site managers and grounds teams in making key operational decisions to ensure matches and tournaments run smoothly.

Our weather and climate services are specifically designed to minimize the impacts of weather on the planning and running of sporting events, ensuring that these events are completed safely and efficiently.
 

6 benefits of weather and climate services to the sport industry:​

  • Aid grounds teams with pitch management to ensure playing surfaces have the best chance of being played.

  • Reduce the risk of sport event cancellation.

  • Ensure safer operations at height when working with tall metal structures.

  • Reduce maintenance costs by effectively planning for the weather.

  • Spectator, supporter and participant safety.

  • Aid equipment selection and competitor preparation.

To discuss your requirements and to speak with one of our team, email us at sport@metoffice.gov.uk or call  0370 900 0100.

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We provide services to a wide range of sports and outdoor sporting activities. Find out how we can combat key weather challenges, throughout all stages of event planning for your sport event below:

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