Observational data

All hourly UK land based observations are classified WMO Essential and are free of license fee.

Delivery is by complete bulletin only.  Fees range from €500 to €2,000 per year per individual bulletin.


Types of observational data

We provide both surface and marine observational data:

Surface data

We can provide a number of different bulletins, issued covering 24 hours and all WMO and MMS stations.

Our bulletins:

    List of bulletins

Information on each of our observation stations:

UK SYNOP station list - WMO numbered stations

    UK SYNOP station list - WMO numbered stations

UK SYNOP station list - CDL (Climate Data Logger) numbered stations

    UK SYNOP station list - CDL numbered stations

Global Marine Coded Observations

All of our marine observations are classified WMO essential and are free of licence fee.

Bulletins containing all available reports from ships, fixed and drifting buoys are:

  • SMV(A,B,C,D,E,F,J)01 EGRR - 00, 06, 12, 18 UTC (global)
  • SIV(A,B,C,D,E,F,J)21 EGRR - 03, 09, 15, 21 UTC (global)
  • SNVF21 EGRR - 01,02,04,05,07,08,10,11,13,14,16,17,19,20,22,23 UTC (North Atlantic)

Contact us

To contact us, email [email protected]