A photo of the sunrise looking east along the River Clyde from a bridge. The sky is yellow, blue and purple and reflected on the surface of the water. Image: Paul Upward and Timberplay Scotland.

Our Local Weather

Our garden receives typical Glasgow weather, from ‘driech’ to ‘taps aff’. Our exposed location on the banks of the river Clyde make weather particularly noticeable.

Discover how weather is driven by the Sun and what changes to our atmosphere mean for our planet.

Explore Weather

Join Jennifer as she reveals the difference between weather and climate, with the help of the natural elements of Glasgow Science Centre's Outer Space.

More weather experiments...

Join students from Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics as they share their knowledge of rainbows.


Glasgow Science Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of NatureScot for our wetlands interpretation project.

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Page header image credit: Paul Upward and Timberplay Scotland.


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