Territory of responsibility
Population 8.5 million
Established in 1933/1937
1725 - Regular
meteorological observations in
under Geographical society
the Meteorological committee transformed per
1870 into the Meteorological commission has been created.
under the Geographical society
the Weather Service was created.
On July, 10, 1930
Lenindrag provincial hydrometeorological bureau was organized.
In May, 1933
Department for Joint Hydrometeorological Service of Leningrad Region
was organized (Leningrad Region in 1930 included territories of
provincias of Leningrad, Pskov, Novgorod, Murmansk and Cherepovets
In March, 1937
according to establishing of Main Administration of
Hydrometeorological Service of Government of the USSR Department was
reorganized into Leningrad Administration of Hydrometeorological
Service with brunches in Murmansk and Petrozavodsk.
was renamed into North-West Administration of
Hydrometeorological Service and later on into
North-West Interregional Territorial
Administration of Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and
Environmental Monitoring (North-West AHEM).
In charge of
North-West AHEM are territorial institutions of Federal
Service - Centers for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.