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List of Famous Meteorologists

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 FRS (; 6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist. He is best known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry, and for his research into ...more
  • Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit FRS (; German: [ˈfaːʁənhaɪt]; 24 May 1686 – 16 September 1736) was a physicist, inventor, and scientific instrument maker. Fahrenheit was born in Danzig (now Gdańsk, ...more
  • Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, CH, FRS (14 February 1869 – 15 November 1959) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the cloud chamber.
  • Alfred Lothar Wegener (; German: [ˈʔalfʁeːt ˈveːgənɐ]; 1 November 1880 – November 1930) was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist. During his lifetime he was primarily known for ...more
  • Christophorus Henricus Diedericus Buys Ballot (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbœys ˈbɑlɔt]; October 10, 1817 – February 3, 1890) was a Dutch chemist and meteorologist after whom Buys Ballot's law and the ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Willard Herman Scott Jr. (March 7, 1934 – September 4, 2021) was an American weather presenter, radio and TV personality, actor, narrator, clown, comedian, and author, with a career spanning 65 ...more
  • Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author. He is the current weather anchor on NBC's Today. Roker also ...more
  • Cleveland Abbe (December 3, 1838 – October 28, 1916) was an American meteorologist and advocate of time zones.While director of the Cincinnati Observatory in Cincinnati, Ohio, he developed a system ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Cindy Preszler (born 1960) is a broadcast meteorologist for, a dynamic, interactive site delivering up-to-date weather information for the Greater St. Louis metro area. She was a ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • 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 Elizabeth Freeze (born June 19, 1974), is an American television meteorologist. Since 2011, she has been the weekend meteorologist at WABC-TV in New York City, New York. She has filled in on ...more
  • Samuel James Champion (born August 13, 1961) 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 formerly ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • William Morris Davis (February 12, 1850 – February 5, 1934) was an American geographer, geologist, geomorphologist, and meteorologist, often called the "father of American geography". He was born ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, III (born February 20, 1952), known on-air as Tom Skilling, is an American television meteorologist. Since 1978, he has worked as a meterologist at WGN-TV in Chicago.
  • 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
  • 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 ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • 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 ...more
  • Michael Phillip "Mike" Seidel (born January 18, 1956) is an American meteorologist who has worked at The Weather Channel since March 1992. He is noted for his field reporting from breaking weather ...more