Malaysian Meteorological Department

Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia)
Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia (MetMalaysia)
جابتن ميتيورولوڬي مليسيا

The official logo of MetMalaysia
Meteorological Agency overview
Formed 1 September 1946
Preceding agencies
  • Singapore Observation Station (1820)
  • Malayan Meteorological Service (1946)
  • Malaysian Meteorlogical Service (1965)
Jurisdiction Federal Government of Malaysia
Headquarters Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
3°06′N 101°39′E / 3.100°N 101.650°E / 3.100; 101.650
Parent department Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia

The Malaysian Meteorological Department (formerly abbreviated as MMD and now MetMalaysia) is an agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).[1] It is charged with gathering and providing results for the public in Malaysia, that are obtained from data based on daily scientific observation and research into natural phenomena in the fields of meteorology, hydrology, seismology and volcanology, among other related scientific fields. Its headquarters is located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia nearest to Taman Jaya LRT station.

Weather radar at Miri, Sarawak



Vision, Mission and Objectives


To be among the best of meteorological, climatological and geophysical service centre by 2020.[4]


To fulfill the needs of the people of Malaysia for meteorological, climatological and geophysical services for national security, societal well-being and sustainable socio-economic development.[5]



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