Young Person’s Edition of Weather


Weather magazine is the Royal Meteorological Society’s monthly, peer reviewed journal. In the summer of 2015, we will be publishing a special, one off, young person’s edition.

The guest editor, 16 year old Daniel Brener from Berkhamsted, is now looking for articles and images to be submitted for the magazine. These should be written by individual students or groups of students, between the ages of 7 and 21. Articles can be short (around 300 words) or up to 2000 words.

We welcome contributions on all aspects of weather, including climatology, oceanography, historical meteorology and related environmental matters. Submissions might cover;

  • o weather related fieldwork,
  • o cross curricula weather projects,
  • o local weather events,
  • o investigations into community memories of extreme weather,
  • o weather balloon launches,
  • o stunning weather photos,
  • o weather poems and descriptive writing,
  • o anything else!

The deadline for submitting articles or images is 5th December 2014.

They should be submitted to

The following formats are acceptable:

.doc, .rtf or .txt

.jpg or .tiff

Audio/ video:
asf, avi, flv, mov, mp3, mp4, mpeg, mpg, wav, wma, wmv.
For optimal viewing, videos should be 480×360 pixels.
The maximum file size allowed is 1GB.

Please also supply some form of accompanying text, with a minimum of title, author details and an abstract or summary giving a brief description of what is in the video/audio.