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"There is little chance that meteorologists can solve the mysteries of weather until they gain an understanding of the mutual attraction of rain and weekends. ~Arnot Sheppard


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Chicago Weather Brokerage


case study - power

Coriolis Capital

EDF Trading

Evolution Markets

Galileo Weather Risk Management

GlobalAgRisk specializes in developing innovative financial instruments for agricultural and weather risk managemen


Mitsui-Sumitomo Insurance Company

MSI Guaranteed Weather
Vortex Insurance
purchased Weather Risk Management system and assets of Aquila Merchant Services

Nephila Capital

interview part1, part 2


Weather Risk and Commodity Trading


Storm Exchange - inactive



Tradition brokers

Vyapar Capital Market Partners

The Beast - electronic trading platform for exchange-cleared over-the-counter (OTC) weather derivatives


built the world's first real-time 2-year forward weather simulation system. The simulation system powers a real-time pricing and risk management platform, that is certainly at the forefront of a burgeoning and unique asset class - weather. We are trying to grow this potentially $3Trillion+ industry by applying technology to enable simpler, faster, more automated and more efficient transfer of weather risk.
Use WeatherBill To Bet On The Weather
Wikipedia article
WeatherBill predicts bright future in weather insurance

Weather Pro

broker of CelsiusPro products in Australia

XL Weather & Energy - inactive

Refund / Bonus

MeteoBonus of Airsavings

in use at Smartwings airline

Nikon Meteo Cashback

"If it rains on Easter (2 to 5 April 2010) on three days at the selected weather station, you get the FULL PRICE of your Nikon Nikon Camera refunded!"

Walkers Rainy Days promotion

RainCheck of WeahterBill

Weather Refund Promotions from Milltown Insurance Group


BRAVE Partners

Weather risk brochure

Trust Insurance Brokers

Weather Risk Management Services in Australia


CME Group - Weather products

CME DataSuite
CME Group Magazine

Eurex - Weather Derivatives (Hurricane Futures)

Hurricane Risk Landfall Options

Weather Risk Solutions



Weather Info




Weather Channel

Weather Underground

Business Intelligence

Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) (member of Verisk Analytics Family of Companies)

Industry Insights

AWIS Weather Services


Climate information for business intelligence
Weather Competitiveness - How can your business benefit from it?



ForecastWatch forecast accuracy monitoring

G2 Weather Intelligence

MDA EarthSat Weather alternative URL

Cropcast Ag

MeteoRisk (FR)

PC Weather Products


news coverage
search for PDFs
Youtube channel

Prescient Weather

High-Resolution Weather Modeling

Speedwell Weather alternative URL1, URL2

station monitor


Telvent, former DTN Meteorlogix

Weather 2000

Agriculture, Commodities & Livestock

WeatherData Services, an AccuWeather company


Weather Decision Technologies

WeatherPredict Consulting, membeer of RenaissanceRe

Weather Trends

Business Weather Network Video
Business-weather planning and forecasting platform guide
Commodity Weather blog
Retail Weather Blog
Weather Trends International Lands $4.5 Million in Series A Funding
Ex-Wal-Mart Exec to Lead Technology Integration for Suppliers

Weather Window

WxRisk forecasting

WxWorx weather data

XM WX Satellite Weather trial

Remote Sensing





  • run a portfolio across all regions and types of derivative, diversifying positions and making money through the optimization of risk
  • arbitrage between weather derivatives and commodity derivatives
  • use meteorologist to forecast the weather over three to six months in an attempt to identify bargain contracts
  • intraday trading

Cumulus - long-short equity fund which seeks to profit from the financial impacts of climate change

Cumulus climate fund launched on PCE platform

Pyrenees - closed

Pyrenees To Trade Asian Weather Contracts
Weather fund Pyrenees closes, traders set up weather desk at Sempra

Ramsey Quantitative Systems

Ramsey Readies Commodities Fund With Weather Twist


Clifford Chance lawyers - environmental and climatic trading group

Environmental and Climatic Derivatives
Claude Brown - partner, derivatives and structured products

Low Pressure weather store

Meteo Systems rainfall control

Weather Equipment [1], [2]

Country Focus


China plans weather insurance to help farmers

Exploring Possibilities for Weather Insurance in the Chinese Insurance Market


Indian agricultural weather market could reach $7bn in 5 years

Weather risk management: a Rs 10,500 cr business in India

Indian Weather Market Could See Dramatic Growth, Says Weather Risk Management Association

Millea Group launches Weather Insurance in India

Weather Derivative in India

Weather futures can help investors tide over climate-related uncertainties

Insurance firm settles claims of weather insurance policy

Cotton farmers in Andhra to get weather insurance

Commodity hedging through weather derivatives: An option for Indian farmers

India - Public-Private-Community Partnership: The Dungarpur Initiative




Betting on the Weather Gods

Weather Risk Management company

75 Startups You Can Bet On


Workshop of National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture


Google search - weather derivatives, погодные риски, погодные деривативы, погодные производные

Russia proposes insuring farmers

RTS - Производные инструменты на погодуEN

Погодные фьючерсы. Все на торговлю градусами!
РТС намерена начать торговлю срочными контрактами на температуру воздуха

Метеоагентство Росгидромета - Страхование погодных рисков

Погодные деривативы – перспективный продукт хеджирования рисков

Что такое погодные деривативы?

Погодные производные и возможности их применения в России

Фьючерсный контракт на погоду


Directories and Databases

International Organizations

International Finance Corporation

Global Index Insurance Facility brochure

International Fund for Agricultural Development

United Nations World Food Programme

The Potential for Scale and Sustainability in Weather Index Insurance PDF

United Nations Development Programme

What will it take to achieve the Millennium Development Goals section 5.5 "Climate adaptation and low-carbon development", PDF

United Nations Environment Programme

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

WMO Disaster Risk Reduction Programme
Experts Meeting on Requirements of Catastrophe Insurance and Weather Risk Management Markets full list of events
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
High-tech Weather Services in Africa

Professional Associations

WRMA Weather Risk Management Association

meeting 2010 [3], [4]
presentations archive

LinkedIn - Weather Derivatives and Weather Risk

National Meteorological Services

links, links 2

Japan - Meteorological Agency

next-generation high resolution meso-scale atmosphere model, GPU Acceleration of Weather Prediction Model

Switzerland - MeteoSwiss

UK - Metoffice

Ukraine - Hydrometeorological Center

United States - National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Climate Prediction Center

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Climate Program Office
Earth System Research Laboratory
Current and Anticipated Precipitation Anomalies over the U.S.

National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought Monitor

El Nino

El Nino at Wikipedia

El Nino / Southern Oscillation page US National Weather Service


Weather Risk Management 08

2 Degrees – Weather, Humans and Their Climate focuses on our many-sided relationships to the weather and climate.

Planalytics events

AgriBusiness Weather Intelligence Symposium

Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop 2008, 2009


Tornado Videos

UnrealWeather photographing and filming today’s unreal weather

Extreme Weather Heroes of Green Cross Australia