List of famous meteorologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Where do the weather reports and predictions come from? They come froma group of people who study the weather and its patterns to warn you about when you will need that umbrella. Meteorologists’ study and analyse weather conditions by using weather reports from the upper atmosphere, land and sea. Computerized and mathematical models have significant role in the prediction of weather by meteorologists. Organizations like transport services, armed forces, media and insurance companies employ meteorologists. Before they provide weather forecasts, meteorologists collect weather related data from radar, remote sensors, satellite images and weather stations. After that, they measure factors like temperature, humidity and air pressure in atmosphere. They also transmit their analysed data over international networks. The work of broadcast meteorologists includes interpreting and reporting weather condition for various types of media. Research meteorologists work for different government agencies. However not all of them work at weather stations, many of them meteorologists are employed by colleges and universities. One very interesting branch of this science is that of a forensic meteorologists which includes investigating claims for insurance companies on past weather. Consulting meteorologists serve to provide specialized information to private and public sectors. Climate meteorologists analyse long term weather pattern to predict weather report. Meteorological study has great importance on agriculture, air pollution, aviation, forestry, marine operations and conditions like ozone depletion and global warming. What follow are the biographies, timelines, trivia and other information about the professional and personal lives of some of the world’s most famous meteorologists.

Al RokerAl Roker
American
Jim CantoreJim Cantore
Italian, American

Matthew Fontaine MauryMatthew Fontaine Maury
American
Piers CorbynPiers Corbyn
British

Reed TimmerReed Timmer
American

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
American

Ted FujitaTed Fujita
Japanese, American

Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson
British
Piers SellersPiers Sellers
British, American

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American

G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor
British

James StaggJames Stagg
Scottish
Antonio de UlloaAntonio de Ulloa
Spanish
Horace Bénédict de SaussureHorace Bénédict de Saussure
Swiss

Thomas Corwin MendenhallThomas Corwin Mendenhall
American

Angelo SecchiAngelo Secchi
Italian

Andrija MohorovičićAndrija Mohorovičić
Croatian
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian

Cleveland AbbeCleveland Abbe
American
Wang ChongWang Chong
Chinese

Vincent SchaeferVincent Schaefer
American

Jacob BjerknesJacob Bjerknes
Norwegian, American
Jule Gregory CharneyJule Gregory Charney
American

Qin JiushaoQin Jiushao
Chinese
Rudolf GeigerRudolf Geiger
German

William FerrelWilliam Ferrel
American

George HadleyGeorge Hadley
British
Léon Teisserenc de BortLéon Teisserenc de Bort
French
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C. H. D. Buys BallotC. H. D. Buys Ballot
Dutch
Jean-André DelucJean-André Deluc
Swiss

Carl-Gustaf RossbyCarl-Gustaf Rossby
Swedish, American

Balfour StewartBalfour Stewart
Scottish

Tor BergeronTor Bergeron
Swedish
Thomas Stewart TraillThomas Stewart Traill
Scottish

Bert BolinBert Bolin
Swedish

Napier ShawNapier Shaw
British

James Pollard EspyJames Pollard Espy
Canadian, American

Sverre PetterssenSverre Petterssen
Norwegian, American
Hugh Robert MillHugh Robert Mill
Scottish

Robert EmdenRobert Emden
Swiss
George James SymonsGeorge James Symons
British

William Henry DinesWilliam Henry Dines
British

John AitkenJohn Aitken
Scottish
Jerome NamiasJerome Namias
American

Harald SverdrupHarald Sverdrup
Norwegian
Tomàs MolinaTomàs Molina
Spanish

Alexander BuchanAlexander Buchan
Scottish