List of Famous Meteorologists People

List of Famous Meteorologists

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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. 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 below has everything from Al Roker to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson.

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. (125 items)


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    Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
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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
    • Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Meteorologist
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    Kristen Cornett
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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 News ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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    Willard Scott
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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: age 81
    • Birthplace: Virginia, 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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    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 live ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Journalist, Television producer, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Men in Black, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Robots, Family Feud, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (US), + more
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    Cleveland Abbe
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    Cleveland Abbe was an American meteorologist and advocate of time zones. While director of the Cincinnati Observatory in Cincinnati, Ohio, he developed a system of telegraphic weather reports, daily weather maps, and weather forecasts. In 1870, Congress established the U.S. Weather Bureau and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1838-1916)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Meteorologist, Science writer
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    Kent Ehrhardt
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    Meteorologist ' ' ' Kent Ehrhardt ' ' ' delivers weekday weathercasts on "News 4 St. Louis ", Since joining "News 4 St. Louis" Ehrhardt has covered severe weather, including tornadoes, threatening thunderstorms and snowstorms in the Midwest region. Ehrhardt joined KMOV Channel 4 as Chief ...more

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    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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    Cindy Preszler
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    Cindy Preszler is a television weathercaster who is the chief meteorologist at KSDK-TV 5, the NBC affiliate in St. Louis, Missouri. She is one of five female chief meteorologists that are on Gannett-owned NBC affiliates, including Monica Woods of ABC affiliate KXTV in Sacramento. Prior to arriving in ...more

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    • Birthplace: South Dakota, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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    Dallas Raines

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    Dallas Raines
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    Dallas Raines is an American award-winning chief meteorologist at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and was also certified by the American Meteorological Society. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University where he studied broadcast journalism and earth science with emphasis on ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Lakeview Terrace
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    Johnny Mountain

    Johnny Mountain is a retired weathercaster for both KABC-TV and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, California. He has been described as "one of the most recognizable faces -- and names -- in local TV news." Prior to his time in Los Angeles, Mountain spent one year at WLS-TV in Chicago, Illinois. He joined ABC7 ...more

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    • Credits: The Specials
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    Amy Freeze
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    Amy Elizabeth Freeze, is an American television meteorologist. Since 2011, she has been the weekend meteorologist at WABC-TV in New York City, New York. She can also be seen on ABC's Good Morning America. Freeze was the first female chief meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois, for Fox owned-and-operated ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Utah, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Newsreader, TV Journalist
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    Samuel James "Sam" Champion is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America. He currently co-anchors AMHQ: America's Morning Headquarters on The Weather Channel. Following his December 4, 2013, final day with ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Good Morning America, ABC World News, America's Morning Headquarters
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    Mark Mathis

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    Mark Mathis
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    Mark Mathis is a American TV personality and meteorologist known for his unorthodox approach to weather forecasting as well as for his rousing public speaking appearances. Mathis gained notoriety at WCCB in Charlotte, North Carolina, but was fired multiple times, most notably after a stint in rehab.more

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    • Profession: Meteorologist, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Where the Heart Is
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    William Morris Davis
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    William Morris Davis was an American geographer, geologist, geomorphologist, and meteorologist, often called the "father of American geography". He was born into a Quaker family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Edward M. Davis and Maria Mott Davis. He graduated from Harvard University in 1869 and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1850-1934)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Meteorologist, Geographer, Geologist, Writer
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    Kelly Cass
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    Meteorologist ' ' ' Kelly Cass' ' ' is an On-Camera Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, She first appeared on air at The Weather Channel in January 2000. Before joining The Weather Channel, She had been the morning weekday meteorologist at WRGB-TV, The CBS affiliate in Schenectady, NY, A position ...more

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    • Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Meteorologist
    • Credits: Weekend View, Day Planner, Weather Center Live
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    Tom Skilling
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    Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, III, known on-air as Tom Skilling, is a popular meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois. He is chief meteorologist for the weekday midday, 5 and 9 p.m. newscasts at CW affiliate and national cable superstation WGN-TV.more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Newsreader, Meteorologist, Screenwriter
    • Credits: The Weather Man
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    John Fuller
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    Chief Meteorologist ' ' ' John Fuller ' ' ' came to St. Louis in 1983, He has the longest stretch of forecasting weather in St. Louis than any TV Meteorologist, John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University in 1975, Fuller's First job in this field was ...more

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    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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    Betty Davis
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    • Birthplace: Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
    • Credits: Weekend View
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    Heather Tesch
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    You can see Meteorologist ' ' ' Heather Tesch' ' ' weekdays at 10 am ET - 2 pm ET on The Weather Channel. Tesch comes to The Weather Channel from WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, MN, Where she worked as a Meteorologist on the WCCO This Morning Show, She brings with her extensive background in broadcasting ...more

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    • Birthplace: Buffalo, Minnesota, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
    • Credits: America's Morning Headquarters
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    Lyra O'Brien
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    A Chicago native, Lyra's move to Milwaukee to join WISN 12 News Team as weekend morning meteorologist brings her closer to home. She also contributes to expanded weather coverage weekdays on "12 News This Morning" Lyra comes to WISN 12 from KMOV-TV in St. Louis, Where she was a meteorologist for their ...more

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    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
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    Janine Albert
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    Meteorologist ' ' ' Janine Albert ' ' ' (formerly known as Janine D'Adamo) came to WINK-TV From The Weather Channel and provides live coverage during landfalling hurricanes for WINK-TV & The Weather Channel. Prior working at WINK-TV, Before She came to Naples, Janine was an on-air meteorologist at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Naples, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Meteorologist
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