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Met Office

Met Office

Updated April 2024.

About Met Office

Company Overview
The Met Office is the national meteorological service for the UK. We provide critical weather services and world-leading climate science, helping people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.  

We make an impact when our data, products, science, services and advice get into the hands of those who use it to shape their lives, and the lives of those around them.

We deliver our services through exceptional scientific, technological and operational expertise. Behind this is a team of excellent people, working to deliver extraordinary impact, making us one of the most trusted forecasters in the world.
Company Size 2,269 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Information Technology
Met Office Head Office

United Kingdom

Company Culture at Met Office

The employee experience below at Met Office, compared to a typical company.

63% of employees at Met Office say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Met Office
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.


People care about each other here.

Working at Met Office

We’re better together - we believe in partnerships, inclusivity, and honesty
Our world leading science and expert advice helps people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive
We’re better together - we believe in partnerships, inclusivity and honesty
From the sea floor to outer space, our observations underpin every Met Office forecast
Situated within landscaped parkland on the edge of Exeter, we are proud of our iconic glass-fronted HQ

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