National Weatherperson's Day

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National Weatherperson's Day
Observed by Meteorologists, weather enthusiasts
Date February 5
Next time 5 February 2015 (2015-02-05)
Frequency annual

National Weatherperson's Day, also known as National Weatherman's Day, is observed on February 5 primarily in the United States.[1] It recognizes individuals in the fields of meteorology, weather forecasting and broadcast meteorology, as well as volunteer storm spotters and observers. It is observed on the birthday of John Jeffries, one of the United States' first weather observers who took daily measurements starting in 1774. [2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=lot&storyid=21403&source=0
  2. ^ http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=ict&storyid=92264&source=0