Lead author, 2016 WMO Global Statement on the Status of the Global Climate, World Meteorological Organization

Blair Trewin is an Australian climate scientist. His specialist areas are the development of long-term historical data sets for the assessment of climate change, and the analysis of extreme events, both current and historic. He was the lead developer of the main long-term Australian temperature data set, ACORN-SAT. In the international sphere, he was the scientific coordinator of the World Meteorological Organisation's annual Global Climate Statement in 2016, and is a member of the WMO's Task Team on Homogenisation. He was also President of the Australian Meteorological and Oceaonographic Society in 2012-14.


  • –present
    Climate scientist, Bureau of Meteorology


  • 2001 
    University of Melbourne, Ph.D
  • 1993 
    ANU, Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Research Areas

  • Climatology (Excl. Climate Change Processes) (040105)