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List of famous meteorologists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Renowned like those found below have helped make a great impact on the world, through a combination of hard work and dedication to their profession. You might also enjoy these hilarious weatherman photos and these ridiculous news show fails. This list includes the most prominent meteorologists, living and dead, from every country in the world. Interesting information is included in this list of notable meteorologists, such as where these historic meteorologists were born and what their nationality is. If your dream job is to be a popular meteorologist then you should look to these people for inspiration.

This list of popular meteorologists includes John Dalton and Alfred Wegener. Known for his appearance on NBC's Today show, TV meteorologist AKA weatherman Al Roker also made this list of meteorologists, so expect to see other familiar names of people in weather.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous meteorologists?" and "Who are the best meteorologists?" then you're in the right place. 

John Dalton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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John Dalton FRS was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist. He is best known for his pioneering work in the development of modern atomic theory; and his research into colour blindness, sometimes referred to as Daltonism, in his honour. ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (1766-1844)

Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Profession: Physicist, Chemist

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit


Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was a German physicist, engineer, and glass blower who is best known for inventing the mercury-in-glass thermometer, and for developing a temperature scale now named after him. ...more

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Age: Died at 50 (1686-1736)

Birthplace: GdaƄsk, Poland

Nationality: Germany

Profession: Physicist

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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, CH, FRS was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cloud chamber. ...more

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Age: Died at 90 (1869-1959)

Birthplace: Midlothian, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Meteorologist

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Alfred Wegener is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist. During his lifetime he was primarily known for his achievements in meteorology and as a pioneer of polar research, but today he is most remembered as the originator of the theory of continental drift by ...more

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Age: Died at 50 (1880-1930)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Nationality: Germany

Profession: Scientist, Geologist, Astronomer

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C. H. D. Buys Ballot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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C. H. D. Buys Ballot


Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot was a Dutch chemist and meteorologist after whom Buys Ballot's law and the Buys Ballot table are named. ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1817-1890)

Birthplace: Kloetinge, Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Profession: Mathematician, Scientist

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Kristen Cornett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Meteorologist ' ' 'Kristen Cornett' ' ' joined the 4 Warn Storm Team in October 2007, She provides the weather for weekends for News 4, Saturdays at 6 and 10 pm and Sundays at 5:30 and 10 pm, She provides also go green reports for News 4 on Tuesdays and Fridays, She fills in for Matt on Awake with ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist

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Willard Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Willard Herman Scott, Jr. is an American actor, author, media personality, clown, and comedian, best known for his TV work on Today and as the creator and original portrayer of Ronald McDonald. ...more

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Age: 81

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: TV Meteorologist, Media Personality, Comedian, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Holy Man, Roommates, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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#6 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On Monday, July 20, 2009, he began co-hosting his morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which airs weekdays ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: TV Meteorologist, Journalist, Television producer, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Another World, Savage Skies, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, My Life in Food

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#10 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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