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List of famous male meteorologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male meteorologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being meteorologists. There are thousand of males working as meteorologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic meteorologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a meteorologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male meteorologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male meteorologists?" and "Who are the best male meteorologists?"
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male 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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 90 (1869-1959)

Birthplace: Midlothian, United Kingdom

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Cleveland Abbe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Meteorologists
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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 inaugurated the use of daily weather forecasts. In recognition of his work, Abbe, who was often referred to as "Old Probability" for the reliability of his forecasts, was appointed the first head of the new service. He was one of the 33 founders of the National Geographic Society. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1838-1916)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

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Kent Ehrhardt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Meteorologists
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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 Meteorologist in June of 1998, Marking his return to St. Louis, his hometown. He graduated from Pattonville Senior High School. Ehrhardt's forecasts can also be seen everyday in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Daily newspaper. Ehrhardt was widely recognized for his expertise in severe weather coverage as The Chief Meteorologist for 13 years at WPTV, The NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, FL, ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

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William Morris Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Meteorologists
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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 received a Master of Engineering in the following year. Davis initially worked in Córdoba, Argentina as a meteorologist for three years and after working as an assistant to Nathaniel Shaler, he became an instructor in geology at Harvard, in 1879. The same year he married Ellen B. Warner of Springfield, Massachusetts. While Davis never completed his PhD, he was appointed to his first full ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1850-1934)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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