National Meteorological Library & Archive – Open to Everyone
Holding one of the country’s most comprehensive collections on meteorology, the library and archive are vital for maintaining the public memory of the weather, storing meteorological records and facilitating learning.
Contact the library
The library is based at the Met Office HQ at the following address:
Tel:0370 900 0100 (from UK)
Tel:+44 1392 885680 (from outside UK)
Monday to Friday 0830 to 1630
Contact the archive
The archive shares a location with Devon Heritage Services based at the following address:
Great Moor House
Sowton Industrial Estate
Tel: 01392 360987
Records for England and Wales are held at Great Moor House. Records for Scotland and Northern Ireland are held elsewhere – please contact us if you have enquiries relating to these records.
Archive Opening (by appointment)
Tuesday to Friday 1000 to 1700
The library & archive are closed on Bank Holidays, and for the period between Christmas and New Year.