The Met Office's Exeter office on a summer's day

Contact the Press Office

Accessing Met Office information

Weather forecasts

Press releases and blogs

You will find the latest weather and climate press releases from the Met Office on our website, together with our latest corporate news. You can sign up to be notified of news releases as they're published. 

For additional insight and background on weather and climate news, view the Met Office News Blog.

Past weather and climate data

A lot of historical weather and climate information is publicly accessible on our website, including:

Contact details

You can contact the Met Office Press Office via email [email protected] or via telephone on 0330 135 0005. The Press Office is made up of the following staff:

Jo McLellan, Head of Media & Campaigns

Nicky Maxey, Senior Press Officer

Grahame Madge, Senior Press Officer

Oli Claydon, Senior Press Officer

Stephen Dixon, Senior Press Officer

Andrea Bishop, Press Officer

For urgent out-of-hours media enquiries that cannot wait until normal office hours, please call 0330 135 0005* and an out-of-hours operator will contact the on-duty press officer.

  • We will only respond to emails and calls from journalists*
  • We will not respond to abusive contacts.

*If your call is not a media enquiry you should contact our Customer Centre on 0370 900 0100.