As the various industries in Greece grow and the needs of the nation continue to change, the requirement for expanded meteorological services is unavoidable. This expansion includes improvements in facilities, technological advances, and training. These items are discussed in detail, and emphasis is placed on the most recent years when many significant advances occurred. There is much hope for continued advances through better understanding of numerical weather prediction, through the gradual implementation of the World Weather Watch, and through the efforts of the newly formed Applied Research Group in Greece.

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1 The information contained in this article was obtained by the author while on a World Meteorological Organization assignment in Greece in 1968 and through correspondence with the National Meteorological Service of Greece since that time.