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
Piers CorbynPiers Corbyn
British

Ted FujitaTed Fujita
Japanese, American
Matthew Fontaine MauryMatthew Fontaine Maury
American

Jim CantoreJim Cantore
Italian, American

Reed TimmerReed Timmer
American

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
American

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Lewis Fry RichardsonLewis Fry Richardson
British

Piers SellersPiers Sellers
British, American

G. I. TaylorG. I. Taylor
British

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

Andrija MohorovičićAndrija Mohorovičić
Croatian

Thomas Corwin MendenhallThomas Corwin Mendenhall
American

Angelo SecchiAngelo Secchi
Italian
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian

Cleveland AbbeCleveland Abbe
American
Jacob BjerknesJacob Bjerknes
Norwegian, American

Vincent SchaeferVincent Schaefer
American

Jule Gregory CharneyJule Gregory Charney
American
George HadleyGeorge Hadley
British

Qin JiushaoQin Jiushao
Chinese
William FerrelWilliam Ferrel
American

Rudolf GeigerRudolf Geiger
German

C. H. D. Buys BallotC. H. D. Buys Ballot
Dutch
Léon Teisserenc de BortLéon Teisserenc de Bort
French
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Carl-Gustaf RossbyCarl-Gustaf Rossby
Swedish, American
Bert BolinBert Bolin
Swedish

Jean-André DelucJean-André Deluc
Swiss

Balfour StewartBalfour Stewart
Scottish

Thomas Stewart TraillThomas Stewart Traill
Scottish
Tor BergeronTor Bergeron
Swedish

James Pollard EspyJames Pollard Espy
Canadian, American

Sverre PetterssenSverre Petterssen
Norwegian, American

Robert EmdenRobert Emden
Swiss

Hugh Robert MillHugh Robert Mill
Scottish
George James SymonsGeorge James Symons
British

William Henry DinesWilliam Henry Dines
British
Jerome NamiasJerome Namias
American

John AitkenJohn Aitken
Scottish

Tomàs MolinaTomàs Molina
Spanish
Alexander BuchanAlexander Buchan
Scottish