We combine weather data, technology, and human insight to improve lives and businesses.

We combine weather data, technology, and human insight to improve lives and businesses.

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“Over our history, we have many examples of where we made a big difference, prevented injuries and the spread of disease, and saved lives outright.”

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder & CEO

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“Over our history, we have many examples of where we made a big difference, prevented injuries and the spread of disease, and saved lives outright.”

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder & CEO

Global Reach

With nine offices around the world, a growing partner network, and an audience of more than 1.5 billion people, we are a global weather and leading digital media company.

35b

Daily data calls

180k

Websites using API

100+

TV stations partners

800+

Radio station partners

700+

Newspaper partners

Global Reach

With nine offices around the world, a growing partner network, and an audience of more than 1.5 billion people, we are a global weather and leading digital media company.

35b

Daily data calls

180k

Websites using API

100+

TV stations partners

800+

Radio station partners

700+

Newspaper partners

Weather Matters

We forecast for every longitude and latitude point on Earth with Superior Accuracy™.

190+

Forecast models used

3.5m

Locations forecasted

100+

Expert meteorologists on staff

Weather Matters

We forecast for every longitude and latitude point on Earth with Superior Accuracy™.

170+

Forecast models used

3.5m

Locations forecasted

100+

Expert meteorologists on staff

History

We’ve been dedicated to making living lives safer, easier and better since 1962.

History

We've been dedicated to making lives simpler, safer, and better since 1962.

  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s
  • 2020s
  • Today

1960s

1962

AccuWeather was founded by Dr. Joel N. Myers in State College, Pennsylvania.

1966

The first government agency radar AccuWeather's Snow Warning Service™.

1970s

1972

The first radio station (WARM-AM, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) and television station (WPVI-TV, Philadelphia) sign on with AccuWeather.

1975

AccuWeather introduces the industry's first 7-day local forecast for television.

1980s

1980

AccuWeather is named the official weather forecaster for the Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, NY.

1983

AccuWeather launches worldwide forecast services and begins transmitting weather data and text directly to newspapers' typesetting computers.

1986

AccuWeather pioneers the electronic delivery of complete weather pages for newspapers and air-ready satellite, radar, and weather graphics for television.

1990s

1992

In recognition of AccuWeather’s 30th anniversary celebration, November 15, 1992 was proclaimed AccuWeather Day in Pennsylvania.

1996

AccuWeather.com launches AccuWeather.com and Local Cable Weather™, a turnkey weather programming solution for cable channels.

1997

AccuWeather founder Dr. Joel N. Myers is recognized as one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

1998

AccuWeather opens the doors to a new 52,000 sq. ft. global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania.

2000s

2002

AccuWeather begins services to PDAs and cell phones, and the one billionth free page is accessed on AccuWeather.com.

2005

The 24/7 AccuWeather Channel™ is introduced and the ABC Television Group becomes the first customer to sign up for the service.

2005

AccuWeather becomes the first weather company to receive the ESRI Special Achievement in GIS Award for our innovative use of GIS (geographic information systems).

2006

AccuWeather is recognized by Congressional Committee for warning the public of Katrina’s threats to New Orleans a full 12 hours before the National Hurricane Center.

2009

AccuWeather expands its advertising sales operations with a new office at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan and begins providing weather for the New York Times.

2010s

2011

AccuWeather partners with more than 85% of major mobile manufacturers worldwide.

2012

StoryTeller+™, an interactive touchscreen system that enhances the television newsroom experience, is introduced. StoryTeller+ is currently being used in 14 of the top 15 U.S. television markets.

2013

AccuWeather launches first-of-its-kind 45-day forecast. (AccuWeather was also first to introduce detailed 5-day, 7-day, 10-day, 15-day, 25-day, 30-day, and 90-day forecasts.)

2015

AccuWeather announces historic Joint Venture with Huafeng Media Group, the commercial weather media company owned by the China Meteorological Administration, for the exclusive distribution of weather information in China.

2017

Independent ForecastWatch analysis of 30 million forecasts names AccuWeather the world's most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings.

2017

Dr. Joel Myers receives Lifetime Achievement Award from National Weather Association.

2018

Dr. Joel Myers receives Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Applied Meteorology from American Meteorological Society Award.

2019

Steven R. Smith becomes President of AccuWeather and Dr. Joel N. Myers is CEO.

2019

The AccuWeather RealImpact Scale for Hurricanes is introduced to better the communications of severe weather and its impacts beyond the limits of the Saffir-Simpson scale.

2020s

2020

Redesigned AccuWeather app is launched.

2020

5-year ForecastWatch study reconfirms AccuWeather forecast superiority regarding temperature and wind and Kantar TV forecast study proves AccuWeather forecast is superior in top ABC markets over all local competitors with highest accuracy and most useful detail.

2021

AccuWeather acquires Plume Labs, the leading authority on air pollution data.

2022

AccuWeather celebrates 60 years.

Today

AccuWeather is the most recognized and most used source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, known to billions, and is proven and verified to be the most accurate. Our forecasts appear on digital signage, in 700 newspapers, heard on over 800 radio stations, and on 100 television stations in addition to the AccuWeather Network and NOW streaming service. AccuWeather For Business serves more than half of the Fortune 500.

Superior Accuracy™

Over and above Superior Accuracy, AccuWeather delivers Superior Value to help people understand the impact of weather and make the best decisions

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Expertise

In study after study AccuWeather
has been proven as the most statistically accurate source of weather
forecasts and warnings. Our over 100 expert meteorologists plus designers,
writers, developers all collaborate to bring the weather forecast to life for our
users, partners and corporate clients.

Better Communication

AccuWeather’s foundation of Superior Accuracy is further enhanced and expanded with the best communication, wording, detail and displays ensuring that important weather forecasts, warnings, news and information are more useful than other sources and easily understood.
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Focus on Impact

AccuWeather’s forecasts and warnings focus on the impact to people and businesses, so they can make the best weather-impacted decisions. A storm producing 2-3 inches of snow may prove insignificant in one geography and bring another to a complete standstill.
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Expertise

In study after study AccuWeather
has been proven as the most statistically accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings. Our over 100 expert meteorologists plus designers,
writers, developers all collaborate to bring the weather forecast to life for our users, partners and corporate clients.
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Better Communication

AccuWeather’s foundation of Superior Accuracy is further enhanced and expanded with the best communication, wording, detail and displays ensuringthat important weather forecasts, warnings, news and information are more useful than other sources and easily understood.
Image

Focus on Impact

AccuWeather’s forecasts and warnings focus on the impact to people and businesses, so they can make the best weather-impacted decisions. A storm producing 2-3 inches of snow may prove insignificant in one geography and bring another to a complete standstill.

Leadership

AccuWeather is led by an extraordinary and dynamic team of experienced meteorologists, entrepreneurs and technology and design experts.

AccuWeather is led by an extraordinary and dynamic team of experienced meteorologists, entrepreneurs and technology and design experts.

Dr. Joel N. Myers

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kurt Fulepp

President, Digital

Helen Swenson

Chief Content Officer

Jonathan Porter
Chief Product and Design Officer
Vincent C. McDonald

Chief International Strategy Officer

Adward Arditte
Vice President, Information Security
Oliver Knowlton

Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan Porter
Senior Vice President, Weather Content & Forecast Operations & Chief Meteorologist
Chris Patti

Chief Data Architect

Tim Bridges

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Businesses

Henry Haitz

Vice President, Local Media Solutions

Evan Myers

Senior Vice President

Sean Cohan

Independent Director

Laura Lang

Independent Director

Lisa Shalett

Independent Director

Adward Arditte
Independent Director
*Board Member
Dan Myers

Independent Director

Robert Friedman

Independent Director

Tim Wallace

Independent Director

Shannon O' Neill

Chief Financial & Acting Chief Operating Officer

Divisions

AccuWeather is driven by turning weather into opportunities.

AccuWeather is driven by turning weather into opportunities.

Business

Turning the most accurate weather forecasts into actionable insights to increase safety, reduce liability and losses, minimize risk and drive efficiency.

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Partners

Building lasting relationships powered by innovation and the most accurate weather forecasts, warnings, data and insights.

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Advertising

Elevate your ad strategy with Superior Accuracy, reach, and results.

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Business

Turning the most accurate weather forecasts into actionable insights to increase safety, reduce liability and losses, minimize risk and drive efficiency.

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Partners

Building lasting relationships powered by innovation and the most accurate weather forecasts, warnings, data and insights.

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Advertising

Elevate your ad strategy with Superior Accuracy, reach, and results.

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