When did we start keeping records of weather?
The global temperature record shows the fluctuations of the temperature of the atmosphere and the oceans through various spans of time. The most detailed information exists since 1850, when methodical thermometer-based records began.
Who first recorded the weather?
1607 – Galileo Galilei constructs a thermoscope.
When did weather records begin in USA?
1869: Telegraph service, instituted in Cincinnati, began collecting weather data and producing weather charts.