Meteorologist and Graphic Designer
Born and bred in the Weald of Kent, Dan holds a lifelong fascination with the weather, especially when it comes to the convective season having lived in a prime location to witness some of the best thunderstorms that the British Isles has to offer during the height of summer. Fuelled by the ambition to become a Broadcast Meteorologist, and to one day partake in a period of stormchasing in the US Mid West, Dan joined the University of East Anglia in September 2009 as a Meteorology and Oceanography undergraduate student. He joined Weatherquest in August 2011 as an Operational Meteorologist, and has since been fully trained to occasionally provide radio broadcasts. He has since chased thunderstorms both in Norfolk and in the US Plains.
Dan is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS), and prior to Weatherquest he worked for several other weather-based companies and organisations across the United Kingdom as a freelance, providing a mix of detailed long-range forecasts and writing content for weather-based educational websites. This work also included voluntarily providing regular forecasts for the University of East Anglia’s student newspaper, Concrete. Combining his keen eye for attention to detail, and skill in forecasting and web design, Dan runs and contributes to several forecasting websites.
You can follow Dan on Twitter @danholley_