Met Office Head Office

0843 816 6462

Contact the Met Office on 0843 816 6462 for the latest updates on regional and national weather forecasts. Previously the Meteorology Office, the Met Office has studied and reported the weather in the United Kingdom since 1854. In partnership with weather organizations around the globe, the Met Office collects and analyzes weather data every day. The resulting weather forecasts help people and businesses to prepare and cope with the weather. From driving to work to flying in an aeroplane, the weather can impact health and safety. It is important to always be aware of the weather and adjust plans accordingly.

Met Office Contact Numbers

Due to the constantly changing weather, the Met Office is open 24/7 to provide information upon request. Select the phone number below which matches your reason to contact the Met Office. A team of experts will be available to take your call.

Department
Phone Number
Opening Times
Weather Desk
0843 816 6462
(Mon-Fri) 24/7
(Sat-Sun) 24/7
Safety Advice
0843 816 6463
(Mon-Fri) 24/7
(Sat-Sun) 24/7
Public Open Days
0843 816 6467
(Mon-Fri) 24/7
(Sat-Sun) 24/7
Feedback
0843 816 6468
(Mon-Fri) 24/7
(Sat-Sun) 24/7
Press Office
0844 453 0220
(Mon-Fri) 24/7
(Sat-Sun) 24/7

Weather Desk

Contact the Met Office Weather Desk on 0843 816 6462 with all your questions about the weather. Call at any time of the day or night to receive trusted expertise. You can check the forecast for temperature, rain, wind, UV, or air pollution. Whenever there is a storm, call for the most recent news. The Met Office will issue warnings for floods or severe winds where they could cause disruption. Call to find out if there are any active warnings in your area.

Safety Advice

The weather is no joke, especially in the seasonal extremes of summer or winter. Call 0843 016 6463 for advice on how to deal with the ongoing weather. Get some tips on safety when driving or cycling in icy weather. Freezing temperatures can cause health problems, so ask for advice on efficient ways to keep warm. Find out how to prepare your property and stay safe when there is a storm. You can even ask what you should do in the event of a power cut.

Public Open Days

Several times a year, the Met Office in Exeter opens its doors to the public for an Open Day. Those with an interest in weather and climate research can take a guided tour. This includes a visit to the National Meteorological Library. You can only book four tickets per person. Call 0843 816 6467 for more information about booking a spot on the next Public Open Day. Teachers can call to organize a school trip, though any children must be at least 10 years old.

Feedback

The Met Office appreciates constructive comments from the public. Call 0843 816 6468 if you have a compliment or complaint about the Met Office. This could be regarding their work, their website, their customer support, or published data. Comments can be anonymous. However, you will have to provide a name and contact details if you expect a further response. If you are calling about a forecast, it helps the Met Office to tell them where you found it.

Press Office

Members of the media can connect to the Press Office within the Met Office by calling 0844 453 0220. The Press Office will only respond to journalists and will ignore any abuse. The Met Office provides accurate weather information and resources for news stories. Press outlets can contact this office for detailed information about the weather and climate. They can call to arrange interviews with Met Office weather experts, or filming and photo opportunities.

Other Ways to Contact the Met Office

If you can’t call the Met Office on the phone, write a message on Facebook or Twitter. The social media teams can answer your questions and link you to detailed resources. Alternatively, you could send an e-mail to enquiries@metoffice.gov.uk. The Met Office answers these queries between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Friday.

Otherwise, you could enclose non-urgent enquiries or even complaints in a letter. Send any post meant for the Met Office to the head office address in Exeter, as shown below. The second Met Office in Aberdeen focuses on Marine Meteorology only.

Department
Address
Head Office
Met Office
FitzRoy Road
Exeter
Devon
EX1 3PB
United Kingdom
Marine Meteorology Office
Met Office
Lord Cullen House
Fraser Place
Aberdeen
AB25 3UB
United Kingdom