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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
John Dalton 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, ...more

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

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson 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.

Alfred Wegener is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Alfred Wegener 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 ...more

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

Kristen Cornett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Kristen Cornett 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, ...more

Willard Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Willard Scott 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.

Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Al Roker 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 ...more

Cleveland Abbe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Cleveland Abbe 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, ...more

Kent Ehrhardt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Kent Ehrhardt Meteorologist ' ' ' Kent Ehrhardt ' ' ' delivers weekday weathercasts on "News 4 St. Louis ", Since joining "News 4 St. Louis" Ehrhardt has covered severe weather, including ...more

Cindy Preszler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Cindy Preszler 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 ...more

Dallas Raines is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Dallas Raines 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 ...more

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Johnny Mountain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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 ...more

Amy Freeze is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Amy Freeze 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 ...more

Sam Champion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Sam Champion 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 ...more

Mark Mathis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Mark Mathis 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 ...more

William Morris Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
William Morris Davis 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 ...more

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Kelly Cass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Kelly Cass 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, ...more

Tom Skilling is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Tom Skilling 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 ...more

John Fuller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
John Fuller 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 ...more

Betty Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists

Heather Tesch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Heather Tesch 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 ...more

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Lyra O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Lyra O'Brien 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 ...more

Janine Albert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Janine Albert 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 ...more

Mike Seidel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Mike Seidel Michael Phillip "Mike" Seidel is an American meteorologist who has worked at The Weather Channel since March 1992. He is noted for his field reporting from breaking weather including ...more

Jeanetta Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Jeanetta Jones Meteorologist ' ' ' Jeanetta Jones ' ' ' is a native of Plainview, TX and She graduated from The University Of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast News, Wanting to report anything but ...more

Terri Smith is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Terri Smith Meteorologist ' ' ' Terri Smith' ' ' became interested in weather at the tender age of four, When she moved at Atlanta, GA, during the Spring Thunderstorm season. Fear and fascination of ...more

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Stephanie Abrams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Harold E. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Harold E. Brooks Harold Edward Brooks is an American meteorologist whose research is concentrated on severe convective storms and tornadoes, particularly severe weather climatology, as well as weather ...more

Edward S. Epstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Edward S. Epstein Born April 29, 1931, Edward S. Epstein is one of the world's leading experts on statistical meteorology and climatology. His research career began in the mid-1950s when he worked at the Air ...more

Yanet Garcia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Bri Winkler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Chita Johnson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Susana Almeida is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Cristina Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
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Jackie Guerrido is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Jackie Guerrido Jackie Guerrido, is a Puerto Rican television weather forecaster and journalist.

Elita Loresca is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Elita Loresca Elita A. Loresca, is a Filipino-American newscaster, has worked for KGET-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, CA and WSVN 7 in Miami, FL. Loresca currently works at KNBC in Los Angeles.

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Jackie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Jackie Johnson Jacqueline "Jackie" Johnson is an American weather forecaster and television personality for KCBS-TV news at 5, 6 and 11 PM in Los Angeles, California. She can also be heard on the ...more

Megan Glaros is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Megan Glaros Megan Linnea Glaros is an American meteorologist and entertainment reporter for WBBM-TV in Chicago. She grew up in Dyer, Indiana, which is located about 35 miles southeast from Chicago, ...more

Behnaz Akhgar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Behnaz Akhgar Behnaz Akhgar is a Welsh weather presenter of Iranian origin currently working for BBC's Wales Today. She broadcasts the morning and weekend bulletins with Sue Charles, and acts as a relief ...more

Mish Michaels is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Mish Michaels Mish Michaels is a broadcast meteorologist and environmental reporter. She joined the WBZ-TV Weather Team in September 2001, and left in July 2009. She was born in Kolkata, India. She received a ...more

Giambattista della Porta is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Giambattista della Porta Giambattista della Porta, also known as Giovanni Battista Della Porta was an Italian scholar, polymath and playwright who lived in Naples at the time of the Scientific Revolution and ...more

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Michelle Grossman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Michelle Grossman Meteorologist ' ' ' Michelle Grossman' ' ' joined NBC 10 "EarthWatch" team on January 28, 2008, Prior to joining NBC 10, Grossman worked for NBC Weather Plus in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, ...more

Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the ...more

Dmitry Lachinov is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Dmitry Lachinov Dmitry Aleksandrovich Lachinov was a Russian physicist, electrical engineer, inventor, meteorologist and climatologist. Dmitry Lachinov studied in the St. Petersburg University, where he was a ...more

Kristin Dodd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Kristin Dodd Meteorologist ' ' ' Kristin Dodd ' ' ' was born in Terre Haute, IN, She joined The Weather Channel in 1997 and left in 2009, She graduated in Indiana University for B.A in ...more

Jean-André Deluc is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Jean-André Deluc Jean-André Deluc or de Luc was a Swiss geologist and meteorologist. He also devised measuring instruments.

Robert Emden is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Robert Emden Jacob Robert Emden was a Swiss astrophysicist and meteorologist. He was born in St. Gallen, Switzerland. In 1907 he became associate professor of physics and meteorology at the Technical ...more

Sandy Gallant is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Sandy Gallant Meteorologist ' ' ' Sandy Gallant ' ' ' joined News 25 in January 2001, She Anchors the weather and news on News 25 Today, News 25 Express, News 25 Midday & News 25 at Noon, You can also ...more

Keenan Smith is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Meteorologists
Keenan Smith Keenan Smith is an American television broadcaster who has been the morning and noon meteorologist at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan since late September 2010. Prior to this, he was at WPTV in ...more