from 1868 to 1909
George James Symons
pioneer in the scientific study
founder of the British rainfall
twice president of the
1838 - 1900
George James Symons FRS (6 Aug 1838 - 10 Mar 1900) was a British meteorologist who founded and managed the British Rainfall Organisation, an unusually dense and widely distributed network of rainfall data collection sites throughout the British Isles.