Benefits of Membership


As a Member of the Royal Meteorological Society you benefit from:

Keep up to date with the latest news and events within meteorology:

  • Enjoy reading Weather, the 'house journal' of the Society, delivered monthly to your door, as well as being available to download free from the App Store or Google Play, to read on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Receive our monthly e-newsletter with updates on Society news, our latest projects and upcoming events

Connect with the meteorological community:

  • Enhance your knowledge and widen your network by attending RMetS meetings and conferences
  • Voting rights and eligibility for election to the Society’s Council and Committees
  • Get involved with the peer review of papers and membership of editorial boards

Enhance your career and status:

  • Become professionally accredited by applying for Registered and Chartered Meteorologist status
  • Record your CPD activities on the Society’s own online tool, ACCSYS 
  • Volunteer as a mentor or sign-up as a mentee as part of our mentoring scheme
  • After gaining experience, apply for fellowship of the Royal Meteorological Society

Access to resources:

  • Remote-viewing for our national meetings
  • Access speaker presentations following national meetings
  • Members-only access to the RMetS website and ACCSYS – the Society’s dedicated CPD tool
  • Eligibility for the Legacies Fund, grants and fellowships


  • Up to 30% discount on the Society’s conferences
  • Up to 50% off charged meetings
  • Up to 90% discount on seven of the Society's scientific journals
  • Up to 25% reduced cost of membership with other societies (RGS, IOP, AMS)
  • 15-20% discount on all Wiley-Blackwell books
  • Discount on items in the Society's shop

The Royal Meteorological Society is a registered charity, and hence relies upon member subscriptions and donations to help support our charitable work in science and education

You can also join in with:

  • outreach activities
  • our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram pages
  • attend and get involved with meetings at our local centres around the UK
  • participate in our Special Interest Groups
  • access to educational resources including instruments