World Meteorological Day

 

Poster for World Meteorological Day 2006Every year on 23 March, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and its members, as well as meteorological communities worldwide celebrate World Meteorological Day.  This Day commemorates the entry into force on that date in 1950 of the Convention that created the Organization.

 

1961   Meteorology

1962   Contribution of meteorology to agriculture and food production

1963   Transport and meteorology

1964   Meteorology as a factor of economic development

1965   International cooperation in meteorology

1966   Word Weather Watch

1967   Weather and water

1968   Meteorology and agriculture

1969   The economic value of meteorological services

1970   Meteorological education and training

1971   Meteorology and human environment

1972   Meteorology and human environment

1973   One hundred years of international cooperation in meteorology

1974   Meteorology and tourism

1975   Meteorology and telecommunications

1976   Weather and food

1977   Weather and water

1978   Meteorology and research for the future

1979   Meteorology and energy

1980   Man and climatic variability

1981   World Weather Watch as tool for development

1982   Observing the weather from space

1983   The weather observer

1984   Meteorology aids food production

1985   Meteorology and public safety

1986   Climate variations, drought and desertification

1987   Meteorology: a model of international cooperation

1988   Meteorology and the media

1989   Meteorology in the service of aviation

1990   Natural disaster reduction: how meteorological and hydrological services can help

1991   The atmosphere of the living planet Earth

1992   Weather and climate services for sustainable development

1993   Meteorology and the transfer of technology

1994   Observing the weather and climate

1995   Public weather services

1996   Meteorology in the service of sports

1997   Weather and water in cities

1998   Weather, oceans and human activity

1999   Weather, climate and health

2000   World Meteorological Organization: 50 years of service

2001   Volunteers for weather, climate and water

2002   Reducing vulnerability to weather and climate extremes

2003   Our future climate

2004   Weather, climate and water in the information age

2005   Weather, climate, water and sustainable development

2006   Preventing and mitigating natural disasters

2007   Polar meteorology: understanding global impacts

2008   Observing our planet for a better future

2009   weather, climate and the air we breathe

 

 

Link

 

World Meteorological Day on the WMO website.

Checklist on all WMD stamps and other items by Don Hillger and Garry Toth.

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1964 (4th)

 

Niger                                           23 March 1964

Tunisia                                         23 March 1964

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1966 (6th)

 

Niger                                           23 March 1966

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1967 (7th)

 

Niger                                           23 March 1967

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1968 (8th)

 

German Democratic Republic         24 January 1968

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1969 (9th)

 

Niger                                           22 March 1969

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1973

 

Niger                                           7 May 1973

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1975

 

Niger                                           23 March 1975

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 1977

 

Niger                                           23 March 1977

 

 

Stamp catalogue - 2008

 

Tunisia                                         23 March 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 5 July 2009