World Meteorological Organization Water Photo Competition for Photographers Worldwide, 2019

It’s that time of year once again! WMO is releasing its yearly competition to choose the gaining pictures for the WMO 2019 calendar. The style is TheSun, the Earth and the Weather, showing the motto for World Meteorological Day on 23 March 2019.

WMO motivates photo submissions which show the style– and this can consist of solar flares and area weather condition, solar power, in addition to dawns and sundowns. We likewise welcome other premium and creative pictures. We are eager to motivate a great geographical balance.

Winning entries will include in the 2019 WMO calendar, display on the WMO site, Flickr gallery, Instagram page and be shown on the WMO FacebookTimeline. There will be great deals of acknowledgment however no monetary benefit!

WMO got numerous impressive entries for the 2018 calendar “Weather-ready, climate-smart.”We hope the competition for the 2019 calendar will be even larger and much better!

How to Enter:.

Take a striking photo which shows the style TheSun, the Earth and the Weather and satisfies our submission standards.

Read our Terms and Conditions.

Fill out the obligatory online ENTRY FORM and connect your photo and send by means of a devoted page on the WMO site. Don’ t forget a brief explanatory caption and area for your image!


  • All pictures should be a minimum size of 4000 ×3000 pixels.
  • All pictures should be sent in JPEG or TIFF format ( with little compression to maintain image quality.
  • All pictures should remain in landscape format.
  • Black and white pictures in addition to coloured pictures will be accepted.
  • All pictures should be plainly captioned, consisting of a title, an area and the date of the photo.


Entries will limited to a shortlist by a WMO panel of professionals in meteorology in addition to skilled expert photographers. Entries will be evaluated on:

  • Technical quality, clearness, and structure
  • Visual effect
  • Novelty and style for the unforeseen

WMO will release shortlisted pictures on Facebook, permitting Facebook fans to vote for their preferred pictures. The competition will likewise be promoted by means of Instagram andTwitter The WMO jury will have the last word on the 13 pictures for addition in the calendar, taking into consideration geographical balance. Other shortlisted pictures will be included on WMO Flickr channel and at World Meteorological Day 2019 events.

The due date for entry isAugust 15, 2018 Results will be revealed prior to September14, 2018

No prize money will be used to winners of the photo contest.



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