National Observatory of Athens - Equipment - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

National Observatory of Athens

For the purchase of 25 meteorological stations and development of the necessary software.

The National Observatory of Athens (NOA) was founded in 1842 and is the most ancient research institution in Greece and the greater Balkan area. It falls under the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Development. It hosts the UNESCO Chair for Natural Disasters, operates the National Seismological Network, and participates in the OPTICON and other international research networks, hosting the Greek Focal Point on the Global Earth Observing System of Systems (GEOSS).
Since 1999, the NOA Institute for Environmental Research and Sustainable Development has operated the popular Web site for weather predictions, using contemporary meteorological models.  The site gives visitors free access to credible detailed weather forecasts.
Please click to visit the 25 meteorological stations:


3-5 Pigadia, Imathia

Lavrio, Attiki

Aitoliko, Aitoloakarnania

Makrakomi, Fthiotida

Alexandroupolis, Evros

Metaxochori, Iraklio, Crete Island

Arahova, Viotia

Nemea, Corinthos

Aspraggeloi, Ioannina

Pertouli, Trikala

Athens, Attiki

Rivers Dam, Rethimno, Crete Island

Foloi, Ilia

Samothraki Island

Ithaki Island

Tinos Island

Karpenisi, Evritania

Vatopedi Monastery, Mount Athos


Vegoritida, Pella

Katarraktis, Arta


Kea Islan

Zarakes, Evia

Kerkini, Serres

Please use the  data search application to see the NOA´s network of meteorological stations.