Occasional Papers on meteorological history
Below are occasional papers on meteorological history. They include papers about the history of the Met Office, meteorological services leading to D-Day and many other topics.
The views, information and opinions expressed in these publications are solely those of the author in his or her private capacity and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Royal Meteorological Society or its Members.
The image on the right shows a weather map from June 5 1944, the day before D-Day.
- No.1: The Meteorological Forecasting Office at Heathrow
- No.3: Meteorological services leading to D-Day
- No.4: Meteorology and aerial navigation
- No.5: A short history of the British Rainfall Organization
- No.6: Air, Earth and Skies and Man's Unconquerable Mind
Relationships between the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Geographical Society by Joan M. Kenworthy
- No.7: Weather Services at War by K. D. Anderson
- No.8: The Met Office Grows Up: In War and Peace by M. E. Crewe
- No.9: "An Experimental Measure". The first meteorological office at South Farnborough and the Meteorological Office Radio Station Aldershot January 1911 to December 1918
- No.10: Weather and Phenological Observations at Hurstpierpoint 1859 - 1862
- No.11: The Ripon Meteorological Data Set for 1892 to 1895 as recorded by Charles Piazzi Smyth
- No. 12: ALBERT WALTER, O.B.E (1877-1972) Meteorologist in the Colonial Service, Part I: His early life and work in Mauritius by Joan Kenworthy
- No 13 ALBERT WALTER, O.B.E. (1877-1972) Meteorologist in the Colonial Service. Part II First Director of the British East African Meteorological Service First President, IMO Regional Commission No. I (Africa)
Group Captain in the Second World War and advisor on meteorology to the Groundnut Scheme by Joan Kenworthy
- No 14 The History of the first twenty-five years of radar meteorology in the United Kingdom by Richard Probert-Jones
- No 15 John Wesley, travelling weather observer. by Dr Howard Oliver
- No 16: January 1809: Synoptic Meteorology of floods and storms over Britain by David E Pedgley
- No 17: THE FIELD COURSES OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY by Malcolm Walker
- No 18: JAMES GEORGE TATEM WILLIAM HENRY WHITE AND EARLY METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETIES IN GREAT BRITAIN by Malcolm Walker