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.
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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
Age: Died at 78 (1766-1844)
Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Profession: Physicist, Chemistsee more on John Dalton
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
Age: Died at 50 (1686-1736)
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
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
Age: Died at 90 (1869-1959)
Birthplace: Midlothian, United Kingdom
Nationality: United Kingdom
Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Meteorologistsee more on Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
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
Age: Died at 50 (1880-1930)
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Profession: Scientist, Geologist, Astronomersee more on Alfred Wegener