This is a signal honour bestowed by Council at their discretion on distinguished members of the profession and carried the full privileges of Fellowship. Honorary Fellows are entitled to use the letters HonFRMetS.
Following are the Honorary Fellows of the Society who have consented to have their names and (in some cases photographs) published.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
The Regulations for Honorary Fellowship are laid down in By-Law 12 as follows:
An Honorary Fellow shall be:
a A person who is distinguished by their work in Meteorology or related sciences.
b A distinguished person whom The Society desires to honour for services rendered to The Society or whose association therewith is of benefit to The Society.
Honorary Fellows shall be elected by the Council and every such election shall be announced at the next General Meeting of The Society. The election of new Honorary Fellows shall only be admissible if the then number of Honorary Fellows does not exceed 1% of the membership at the time of appointment. Notwithstanding this, the Society will always have a minimum of twenty places for Honorary Fellows. In addition the Patron of the Society shall, on taking up office, normally be elected as an Honorary Fellow.
Honorary Fellows shall enjoy the rights of Fellows and hereafter, unless explicitly stated otherwise, references to Fellows shall be deemed to include Honorary Fellows.
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