Philip Avery

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Philip Avery (born 15 November 1959) is a meteorologist and BBC Weather forecaster.


Philip Avery became a household name appearing regularly on BBC News, BBC World News, BBC Red Button, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio Five Live and BBC Radio 4, where he was a regular forecaster on the Today programme. He previously forecast on the BBC News at Ten, the BBC News at Six and the BBC News at One.

He joined the BBC Weather centre in April 1998. He took time out from presenting between September 2004 and July 2005 to take part in the Global Challenge 2004-2005 yacht race.[1]

In October 2010 it was announced that Avery would no longer be presenting BBC weather forecasts.[2]

Philip Avery, has been on the BBC News Channel presenting the weather again during May 2012.

Personal life[edit]

Philip Avery was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and spent time as a meteorologist for the Royal Navy. Avery married in October 2006 and has recently become a father.[citation needed]


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