Have you seen the climate spiral?

Have you seen the climate spiral?

Do you have your own weather station?

Do you have your own weather station?

Rare sighting of sinusoidal thin contrails

Rare sighting of sinusoidal thin contrails

Nacreous clouds

Beautiful nacreous clouds spotted across the UK

Air Quality 101

What’s in the air we breathe?

Catatumbo ‘Everlasting’ Lightning

Catatumbo lightning is a famous atmospheric phenomenon.

Dark Lightning

Scientists have discovered that the lightning we see with our eyes has a ‘dark’ opponent.

Precipitation Production Pathways

Ever wondered how precipitation forms?

Noctilucent Clouds

Noctilucent Clouds

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Measuring Wind Speed

What is anemometer?

Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis

Arctic Sea Ice

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Feeling Under Pressure?

What are barometers?

Sting Jet

What is a 'sting jet'?

The jetstream

The jetstream

Damp or dry? Measuring humidity

Damp or dry? Measuring humidity

Pollen levels and weather

Why hay fever suffers need to keep an eye on the weather

An ill wind

A look back at the Great Storm of 1987

Behind the folklore: oak and ash

Can trees predict the weather?

Behind the folklore: bees and rain

Do bees know when it's going to rain?

Watching the weather

Trained weather observer Mike Robinson talks about aviation forecasting and a life spent on the move

Briefing: the Southern US drought

Analysing the2011 drought in 13 southern US states

Secrets of the Deep

Dr Matt Palmer talks about the importance of currents to our climate

Behind the folklore: St Swithun's Day

Does rain today really mean a ruined summer?

All hands on deck

Climate project opens naval logbooks

Staying safe in the sun

The whys and wherefores of sun protection

Travellers' guide: St Petersburg

Fourth in a series of weather guides for travellers

How the OPAL Climate Survey is enlisting the observatory powers of the British public

The OPAL Climate Survey and roadshow

The Pakistan floods in focus

The causes and effects of last year's floods in Pakistan

Travellers' guide: Hawaii

Third in a series of weather guides for travellers

Cold Rush

Arctic ice caps, hidden mineral reserves and a 21st century gold rush

2010: The year of extremes

Extreme weather events from across the globe in 2010

Behind the folklore: cows lying down

Do cows really lie down when it rains?

The winning question

How was the first thermometer calibrated?

Travellers' guide: Vancouver

Second in a series of weather guides for travellers

Where did the Galileo thermometer get its name from?

Your membership gift explained

Behind the folklore: swallows flying high

Do high-flying swallows mean dry weather?

Travellers' guide: the Caribbean

First in a series of weather guides for travellers

Behind the folklore: red sky at night

Is red sky delightful for shepherds?