MeteoSwiss is the Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology. For over 130 years, MeteoSwiss, the Swiss national weather and climate service, has contributed to Switzerland’s safety and prosperity. The general public, industry and science all profit from the range of services provided by MeteoSwiss’ dedicated team of 360 employees in Zurich, Geneva, Locarno, Payerne and Arosa.
On behalf of the Federal Government, MeteoSwiss performs the duties set out in the Federal Act on Meteorology and Climatology. They operate the national surface and radar measurement network and collect, manage and analyse weather and climate data. They create forecasts, inform, warn and advise, get involved in research and develop tailor-made products and services.