Weather and climate as you've never seen before.

©Enric Navarrete Bachs

About the Competition

Now in its 8th year, Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year showcases the world’s most striking weather and climate photographs and provides an international platform to raise awareness about the environmental issues putting our planet at risk. The competition is open to photographers of all ages and abilities, including professionals and amateurs, and is completely free to enter.

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, and its impact on the environment and human health significantly affects sustainable economic growth and the future of society. The competition, hosted by the Royal Meteorological Society, provides an ongoing commentary on the fragility and beauty of the planet.

©Sabrina Garofoli


25 April 27 June

Submissions open

28 June 21 July

Judging period

24 August 24 September

Public vote

5 October

Winners announced

©Shibasish Saha

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© Fang Peng-Gang