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Royal Meteorological Society

Purpose and Objective

The Royal Meteorological Society is the Learned and Professional Society for weather and climate. Our mission is to promote meteorology as a science, profession and interest.

Current President: Prof Ellie Highwood

Acronym: RMetS

Country or Region: United Kingdom

Established Since: 1850

Number of Members: 3400



Prof Liz Bentley, CEO



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

Other Society Information:

The public outreach arm of the RMetS is and the educational portal is