Discover the science of weather and climate

Find out answers to your climate change questions and enjoy a range of weather and climate activities.

Climate and weather are two of the most talked about topics today. Politicians and scientists discuss climate change at length, and we are all too familiar with the devastating floods and hurricanes we see around the world.

OPAL scientists have worked with the Met Office to produce activities that will increase your awareness and understanding of weather and climate.

Your climate questions answered

Cartoon sun with thermometerWhat is climate change and how do we know it is happening? Can we believe long-term forecasts?

The Met Office has answered your burning questions about climate.

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Join the Weather Club

Obsessed by the weather? Indulge your passion by becoming a member of the Weather Club community.

Join the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)

Whether you are interested in the science behind weather or the impact it can have on our lives, joining the RMetS is a great way to get more involved.