Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year 2024

Weather and climate as you've never seen it before.


Now in its ninth year, the Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year showcases the world's most striking weather and climate photographs and provides an international platform to raise awareness about the environmental issues putting our planet at risk.

This annual competition is open to photographers of all ages and abilities, including professionals and amateurs, and is free to enter.

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, and its impact on the environment and human health significantly affects sustainable economic growth and the future of society. The competition, hosted by the Royal Meteorological Society, provides an ongoing commentary on the fragility and beauty of the planet.


- £5,000 for the Weather Photographer of the Year
- £2,500 for the Smartphone Weather Photographer of the Year
- £750 and a year's subscription to The Week Junior Science+Nature including a full page photo feature for the Young Weather Photographer of the Year
- £1,000 for the Climate Award winner


Photographs submitted for the competition must have been taken between the 18 June 2019 and 18 June 2024. If eligible, photographers are allowed to submit a maximum of five images per category. Photographer living in Russia or Belarus as well, as any photographs taken in those countries, will be suspended from entering this year's competition. The Standard Chartered Young Weather Photographer category is open to anyone under 18 on 18 June 2024. If you are under the age of 13, entries must be submitted by an adult on your behalf. Full Terms and Conditions can be found at

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All imagery MUST be the total and exclusive work of the submitting photographer and may not include any element that is the copyright of another. The Copyright for each image entered will remain with its respective photographer.


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