National Weather Observers Day
National Weather Observers Day on May 4th provides a day for the people who enjoy watching and observing the weather.
Weather observers often assist the National Weather Service as Storm Spotters. These hobbyists are valuable resources for communities. This day is also an opportunity to get out and learn about a variety of weather phenomena, the history of weather tracking, and find about meteorological instruments.
When is Skywarn Recognition Day?
Around the world, weather stations and weather spotters contribute to hundreds of thousands of observations a day. From land, sea, and sky, these observations provide valuable information that helps predict weather and warn of impending storms. They also contribute to historical data that is studied and may help to better understand weather phenomena.