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Procedure to get Data

Climate data and products can be obtained by supplying following information on company/organization letter head and by contacting us.

  • Type & Frequency of data
  • Period of Requirement of data - List of Stations - Stations for which data is required.
  • Purpose of data
  • Send your request by post/e-mail/in-person to the following address.

    “The Director, Regional Meteorological Centre, 46-jail road Lahore.”

  • Supply of data for academic research purposes
    In order to promote and encourage research, climatological data and/or products supplied to an end-user for non-commercial scientific or educational projects are charged on the basis of marginal costs (only 10-50% of original cost) or free of charges in some cases for LIMITED VOLUME of data. Research is considered as non-commercial if the results are openly available, without any commercial purposes, and the research is subsequently submitted for open publication. An enquirer wishing to avail of this provision is required to specify in writing that: The request may be duly endorsed by the respective chairman/supervisor of the Research Institution, on original Letter Head of the Institution.
  • A copy of project/research synopsis may be provided to this office.
  • Requests for data from researchers or for educational purposes must accept that the data cannot be passed to a Third Party nor used to generate a Meteorological Value Added Service.
  • They should submit at least one each (printed as well as soft) final copy of their research to this office
  • On receiving the above mentioned documents, this office will compile the required data and will be sent through e-mail as early as possible.


The charges for the supply of climatological data, reports and publications apply from 1 June, 2012 until further notice. Overall minimum charge of Rs. 1,000 applies to all enquiries. End users requesting data for claim purposes are charged Rs. 10,000 extra.
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  • All payments must be made in advance & on prescribed filled-in chalan in the State Bank of Pakistan under the head:
    Pakistan Meteorological Department
    C027-Community Services
    C02705-Collection of Payments for Services Rendered (Data Sale)
  • The prescribed partially filled-in chalan either can be downloaded from the website of RMC Lahore or obtained from Regional Climate Data Processing Centre (RCDPC) Lahore office during working hours. Generally data can be obtained within 1-3 working days after receipt of original paid chalan.

Terms and Conditions

  • The Data Request Form provided on RMC Lahore site may be used for sending the data requests together with a formal requesting letter in the letter head of the institution/office/ organization to ensure the identity of the user.
  • Initial correspondences, such as availability of particular data or station etc may be sent via, e-mails.
  • Normally data are supplied on payment basis. Payment should be made through Bank favoring The Director, Regional Meteorological Centre, 46-jail road Lahore.
  • The amount mentioned in the data Charge table is ONLY is only charged on the availability if data
  • The amount paid against a data request is not refundable under any circumstances.
  • Supply of data will be considered on case by case basis only and the Director RMC Lahore reserves the right to accept or decline any data request on public interest.
  • The data supplied to an user is only meant for the purpose mentioned in their request letter and in no case the data be handed over to any other user for any other purpose.
  • Though maximum care is taken at various stages in collecting, scrutinizing and compiling the data, there could be some errors in the data due to instrumental and technical reasons.
  • If data requested is used to form a component of a saleable product, or required for onward dissemination, then formal negotiations with PMD are necessary.

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