Membership Of The Royal Meteorological Society

Membership Information for Academics

As an Academic, you may be particularly interested in these benefits of membership of the Royal Meteorological Society:

  • Discounts on author payment charges for our journals including the Quarterly Journal and the International Journal of Climatology.
  • Remote-viewing for our national meetings, plus access speaker presentations following national meetings
  • Reading Weather magazine, on your smartphone with the free Weather Journal app, online via your RMetS.org account, or delivered by post to your door
  • Subscribing to our other six world-leading journals (Wires Climate Change, Quarterly Journal, Meteorological Applications, International Journal of Climatology, Atmospheric Science Letters and Geoscience Data) at a discounted rate, or access them all online for only £10
  • Receiving discounts on Wiley-Blackwell books

Types of membership

Fellow  £88.00
For those who make substantial contributions to meteorology and related sciences, whether as an observer, amateur enthusiast, academic, teacher, professional, business person, innovator or Society volunteer. 

Member £84.00
For anyone with an interest in meteorology who wishes to support the objectives and goals of the Society.

Student £42.00
For full-time students of meteorology and related subjects, of any age, up until three years after you cease to be a registered student.

Corporate from £500
Be part of a progressive Society and join other organisations committed to supporting meteorology as a science, profession and interest, and inspiring the next generation of meteorologists.

Please note: Memberships run from 1st January to 31st December.

Other Benefits of Membership for Academics

  • Keep up to date with science and news in weather and climate
    • Receive a monthly e-newsletter with updates on our latest projects and upcoming events
    • Be invited to dozens of national meetings, local meetings, special interest groups, conferences and other events each year
  • Develop your career
    • Become professionally accredited as a Registered or Chartered Meteorologist
    • Record professional development activities on the Society's own online tool, ACCSYS
    • Receive support from the Legacies Fund, grants and fellowships
    • After gaining experience, apply for Fellowship and use the postnominals FRMetS
    • Win awards in recognition of outstanding achievements
  • Enjoy further discounts
    • On charged meetings and Conferences
    • On membership of partner organisations at the American Meteorological Society, Institute of Physics, Royal Photographic Society and Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
    • On membership of the Royal Meteorological Society. For three years after graduation on meteorology, or a related subject, you can be a member at the Student rate
    • Borrow instruments and access educational resources at no charge
    • At our online shop
  • Take part in
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Climate Briefings

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Briefings from our Climate Science Communications Group

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Fellowship

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Changes in 2019

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Our Journals

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Wires Climate Change, Quarterly Journal, Meteorological Applications, International Journal of Climatology, Atmospheric Science Letters and Geoscience Data

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Jobs board

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PhD, Postdocs and other academic positions

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Upcoming Events

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Find what's coming up and register to attend

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Past events

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Find presentations from past events

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Special Interest Groups

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Atmospheric Electricity; Climate Science; Data Assimilation; History; Weather, Arts & Music...

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Local Centres

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Meetings, events and more