Mostly Weather

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Join the Mostly Weather podcast team as they explore a new mostly weather based topic each month - through a collection of fascinating facts, stories, statistics or just about anything else they deem interesting.

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/mostly-weather
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Join the Mostly Weather podcast team as they explore a new mostly weather based topic each month, through a collection of fascinating facts, stories, statistics or just about anything else they deem interesting.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-03-21 01:00
last episode published
2019-03-20 17:09
publication frequency
31.97 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
40
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
20.03.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 20 March 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the Met Office in the UK. As Mozambique is left reeling in the wake of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Trevor ravages the northern coast of Australia. Plus we look ahead to World Meteoro...
Met Office author
14.03.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Mostly Weather Hall of Fame: James Lovelock

Met Office scientists take a lively look at the fascinating history and science of weather and climate research. In this edition the panel discuss James Lovelock, father of Gaia theory which deals with the connection between organisms and their surrou...
Met Office author
13.03.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 13 March 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the Met Office in the UK. Concerns for Mozambique as Cyclone Idai hits later today, Operation Weather Rescue calls for public volunteers and when will this windy spell end? To...
Met Office author
6.03.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 06 March 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the Met Office in the UK. Tornado devastation in Alabama, USA, the UK weather records for the week and in the run up to International Women's Day, we hear about notable women i...
Met Office author
28.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Mostly Weather: What type of weather causes the most harm?

Met Office scientists take a lively look at the fascinating history and science of weather and climate research. The panel discuss extreme weather and it’s impact on society. The Met Office is the United Kingdom's national weather service. https://...
Met Office author
27.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 27 Feb 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the Met Office in the UK. Unprecedented February temperatures, the most powerful cyclone to date in the NW Pacific and sea temperatures around the UK explained. The Met Offi...
Met Office author
20.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 20 Feb 2019

This week, torrential rains hit South America, how to get involved in Met Office meteorology, weather outlook for the week and the week's weather records.
Met Office author
13.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 13 Feb 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the Met Office in the UK. This week half term holiday outlook, avalanche risk in the Scottish Highlands, the meteorological definition of Spring and the UK's weather records fo...
Met Office author
7.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame - LF Richardson (Episode 29)

The panel discuss LF Richardson; the father of Numerical Weather Prediction and an inspiration to Mandelbrot's fractal geometry.
Met Office author
6.02.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 06 Feb 2019

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the UK Met Office. This week floods in Townsville, Australia, high winds across the UK and weather forecasting at Heathrow Airport.
Met Office author
29.01.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap 29 Jan 2019

The latest snow and ice information for Tuesday and the rest of the week from the Met Office. Weather Snap is a weekly look at the UK and global weather headlines from the Met Office in the UK.
Met Office author
24.01.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

How global teleconnections affect UK winter weather [Episode 28]

How global teleconnections affect UK winter weather [Episode 28] by Met Office
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23.01.2019 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Weather Snap

A weekly look at the science behind the UK and global weather headlines by the UK Met Office. Sister series to the Mostly Weather podcast.
Met Office author
24.08.2018 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

The future of weather forecasting - Observations [Episode 27]

In the first of a three part series investigating the future of weather forecasting, Claire, Niall and Jeff are joined by Simon Keogh to talk nano-satellites, lasers and many more of the exciting innovations on the weather observation horizon.
Mostly Weather author
15.06.2018 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

The vital relationship between weather forecasting & aviation [Episode 26]

Why do airports in hot parts of the world need longer runways? Why is a flight from the USA to the UK so much faster than the return journey? Why is fog so dangerous for airports? What is the difference between a METAR and a TAF? - All will be revealed...
Mostly Weather author
14.05.2018 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

A deep dive into rain [Episode 25]

After a short hiatus, the Mostly Weather podcast returns to investigate a subject dear to the British public’s hearts – rain. To start, as is tradition, we identify what exactly rain is and look at rain’s ‘recipe’. We also looks at the world's wettes...
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23.02.2018 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame – Fridtjof Nansen [Episode 24]

Once more we open up the Mostly Weather Hall of Fame, as Doug McNeall puts forward the case for Fridtjof Nansen to fellow podcasters Claire Witham, Jeff Norwood-Brown and Catherine Ross. --- --- From champion ice skater in his youth to Nobel Peace Pri...
Mostly Weather author
30.01.2018 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame – Luke Howard [Episode 23]

In episode 23 we prise open the doors of the Mostly Weather Hall of Fame once more, as Met Office archivist Catherine Ross presents the case for inducting Luke Howard - a man known as both 'the namer of clouds' and 'the father of meteorology'. Cathe...
Mostly Weather author
21.12.2017 http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/image/7/b/mostly-weather-logo-2000x2000.png

Christmas Special [Episode 22]

Jeff, Claire and Catherine meet up for a festively themed weather chat, with some wintry historical facts nestled up against genuine safety advice to help you make it through the season of goodwill.
Mostly Weather author
20.11.2017

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame – Joanne Simpson [Episode 21]

In this episode we return to the Mostly Weather Hall of Fame to welcome in our first female inductee, Joanne Simpson ---- --- Although well recognised within certain meteorological circles, surprisingly few people (including as it turns out, our podca...
Mostly Weather author
13.10.2017

The Great Storm - Thirty years on [Episode 20]

The Great Storm of the 15th and 16th October 1987 is still one of the most talked about British weather events in living memory...but despite that fact, we look to talk about it just a little bit more in our landmark 20th episode. --- --- The regular ...
Mostly Weather author
18.09.2017

Fronts, jets and pressure [Episode 19]

Niall and Doug are joined by Chief Operational Meteorologist Eddy Carroll to discuss fronts, jets and pressure – and a whole host of other dynamic atmospheric elements that influence our weather --- --- They kick off with a look at general circulation...
Mostly Weather author
24.07.2017

Weather and health [Episode 18]

In this month's podcast the team diagnose the relationship between weather and our well-being --- --- The regular podcast team are joined by Rachel McInnes, a vegetation and climate expert, to explore the various ways that weather can impact our healt...
Mostly Weather author
22.06.2017

Weather lore - from lying cows to fishy birds [Episode 17]

In this month’s episode podcast regulars Claire, Doug, Jeff and Catherine delve into the surprisingly broad subject that is weather lore --- --- From observing animal behaviour to watching the colour of the sky, our ancestors have employed many diffe...
Mostly Weather author
16.05.2017

Fog beer, fog lights and a fog named Karl [Episode 16]

Podcast regulars Doug McNeall and Claire Witham are joined by Ian Boutle to wade through the dense subject that is fog. --- --- As is tradition we start with the burning questions – what is fog? Is it really just a cloud? When does a cloud become fog?...
Mostly Weather author
3.04.2017

A quick spin round the carbon cycle [Episode 15]

In today’s episode climate modeller Chris Jones joins the regular podcast team to take us on a tour of the carbon cycle. --- --- We hear how carbon travels round the Earth system, where it comes from, and how it affects the climate and weather we expe...
Mostly Weather author
16.02.2017

Taking the temperature of the Earth [Episode 14]

In this month's episode Mostly Weather returns after a short hiatus to tackle its first climate related topic. --- --- Podcast regulars Niall Robinson, Doug McNeall and Claire Witham are joined by climate scientist John Kennedy, an expert on global t...
Mostly Weather author
9.11.2016

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame – Sir Francis Beaufort [Episode 13]

In this edition of our Mostly Weather Hall of Fame series, we are taking a look at the fascinating life of Sir Francis Beaufort. --- --- Podcast regulars Claire Witham and Jeff Norwood Brown are once again joined by Met Office archivist Catherine Ross...
Mostly Weather author
3.10.2016

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame - James Stagg [Episode 12]

Our second inductee into the Mostly Weather Hall of Fame is British Royal Air Force meteorologist James Stagg - a man responsible for one of the most important wartime weather forecasts --- --- Regular podcasters Jeff Norwood-Brown and Claire Witham ...
Mostly Weather author
8.09.2016

Weather in outer space [Episode 11]

In this episode Mostly Weather broadens its horizons and takes a trip outside of Earth's atmosphere to take a look at weather in space --- --- Regular podcasters Niall Robinson, Doug McNeall and Claire Witham are joined by Met Office Space Weather pro...
Mostly Weather author
9.08.2016

The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame - Robert Fitzroy [Episode 10]

From captaining Darwin’s Beagle, to founding weather forecasting as we know it today, Robert Fitzroy led a remarkable yet ultimately tragic life. In this the first in a new Mostly Weather mini-series, we induct Fitzroy into the Mostly Weather Hall of F...
Mostly Weather author
8.07.2016

Weather& the Arts – From Shakespeare to Sharknado [Episode 9]

Ever wondered how accurate the climate science behind blockbuster film The Day After Tomorrow is? Or which type of weather is mentioned most frequently in popular music? If so, this is the episode for you. --- --- For episode 9 of the Mostly Weather p...
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5.06.2016

How a Weather Forecast Works - Communicating the forecast [Episode 8]

Over the last three months we have been taking an in-depth look into the process behind creating a weather forecast - starting at how we take observations of the weather, then on to the creation of the forecast itself and ending, in this episode, with ...
Mostly Weather author
3.05.2016

How a Weather Forecast Works - Generating the forecast [Episode 7]

Episode 7 of the Mostly Weather podcast marks the second of a three part series, taking you through the weather forecasting process from start to finish --- --- For show notes which feature some great images of some of the topics discussed in this epi...
Mostly Weather author
1.04.2016

How a Weather Forecast Works - Observations [Episode 6]

Episode 6 of the Mostly Weather podcast marks the beginning of a three part series, which will take you through the weather forecasting process from start to finish --- --- For show notes which feature some great images of some of the topics discussed...
Mostly Weather author
16.02.2016

A journey through Earth's atmosphere [Episode 5]

In this month’s episode we join the Mostly Weather team on a journey through the structure of the atmosphere – from the troposphere to the thermosphere and everything inbetween. Regular podcasters Claire, Doug and Niall walk/fly you through each laye...
Mostly Weather author
20.01.2016

Tesla, Lichtenberg, Faraday, McFly and the Queen [Episode 4]

In this month’s episode the Mostly Weather team are joined by expert Jonathan Wilkinson to take on the often shocking, sometimes electrifying and usually hot topic that is lightning. Warning: this episode, like the previous sentence, contains multipl...
Mostly Weather author
21.12.2015

White Christmases, time travel and the wrong type of snow [Episode 3]

Did you know that you can use snow as a time machine? Or what exactly the 'wrong type of snow' is? Find the answers to these questions and loads more in this mildly festive episode of Mostly Weather - in which Met Office podcasters Claire Witham, D...
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18.11.2015

A pig with six legs and other clouds [Episode 2]

What's the official name for a pile of clouds? When does a cloud droplet becomes a rain droplet? In this month’s Mostly Weather, Met Office podcasters Niall Robinson, Claire Witham and Doug McNeal answer these questions and more as they take on the co...
Mostly Weather author
21.10.2015

Weather forecasting through time [Episode 1]

Did you know that weather forecasting was once illegal under the sorcery act? Or that log books from 19th century Arctic whaling ships are helping us to improve our ability to predict weather and climate? In this the first episode of Mostly Weather...
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