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World Meteorological Day | About World Meteorological Day | Date | Celebration | Pictures

World meteorological day is celebrated all across the world by the member states meteorological organizations every year on 23rd of March. It is an annual event being commemorated yearly by the almost 191 meteorological organization members worldwide as well as the worldwide meteorological communities using a particular chosen theme of the year in order to commemorate the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization to keep constant watch on the weather and climate for the better life and future.


World Meteorological Day was started celebrating on 23rd of March every year since 1961. It was the very first celebration of the World Meteorological Day in 1961 which commemorated its entry-into-force on 23rd of March in 1950 in the conference of World Meteorological Organization.

World Meteorological Day marks the presentation of awards for meteorological research like, the International Meteorological Organization Prize, Professor Dr. Vilho Väisälä Award and the Norbert Gerbier-Mumm International Award.

Many countries issue postage stamps or special postage stamp cancellation marks to celebrate World Meteorological Day. These stamps bear the theme of the event or a country's meteorology achievements.

World Meteorological Day Celebration Video

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