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World Meteorological Day

23 March

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 23 of March, repeating indefinitely

World Meterological Day 2016 poster

23 March every year: Celebrating the creation of the World Meteorological Organization on 23 March 1950.

Each year, on 23 March, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), its 188 Members and the worldwide meteorological community celebrate World Meteorological Day around a chosen theme. The Day commemorates the entry into force, on that date in 1950, of the convention creating the WMO.

The theme for 2016 is Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future. You can find out more, and download additional resources, from the WMO website. The site also has a great set of pages for young people on weather, climate and water science.

To find resources on the Global Dimension database with a meterological theme you could browse through the climate change resources or do a search on the keyword ‘weather’.

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