50th WMO logo

50th Anniversary of the
World Meteorological Oganization (WMO)
(1950 — 2000)


Below is a checklist of 50th Anniversary of the World Meteorological Oganization (WMO) postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.). Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the items featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
50th Anniversary of the World Meteorological Oganization (WMO) (1950 — 2000)
Azerbaijan703 (Mi467)2000
Bangladesh606 (Mi723)2000Also (40th) WMD1
Chile1339 (Mi1959)2000
Chile1339 fdcStamp and (multi-color printed) cachet (design like stamp) on FDC
China (People's Republic)3066 (Mi3194)2000(50th anniv. WMO)2
China (People's Republic)3066 fdcStamp on FDC
China (People's Republic)3067 (Mi3195)
China (People's Republic)3068 (Mi3196)
China (People's Republic)3069 (Mi3197)
China (People's Republic)3066-3069 fdc1Four stamps on FDC
China (People's Republic)3066-3069 fdc2Four stamps on FDC (different)
CroatiaNone(Pictorial) cancel and (Meteorological and Hydrological Serice/Croatian Meteorological Society) cachet on cover2000Also (40th) WMD
Cyprus960 (Mi959)Also block of 4 (4x 960)2000
Cyprus960 specimenOverprinted "specimen"
Cyprus960 fdc1Stamp on FDC
Cyprus960 fdc2Stamp and (brown and purple printed) cachet on FDC
Cyprus960 scSouvenir card, also back
Cyprus957-960 cardAdvertising postcard (957-960) back, also front
EgyptNoneEssay2000
Ethiopia1559 (Mi1681)2000
Ethiopia1560 (Mi1682)
Ethiopia1561 (Mi1683)
Ethiopia1562 (Mi1684)
Hong KongNone(Red pictorial) meter and (multi-color printed) cachet on cover2000
Hong KongNone(Red pictorial) meter and (multi-color printed) cachet (slightly different) on cover
Hong KongNone(Pictorial) cancel
Indonesia1897 (Mi1987)Also block of 4 (4x 1897)2000
Indonesia1897 fdcTÍte-bÍche pair of stamps and (Indonesia Post) cachet on FDC
Jordan1686 (Mi1740)2000Also (40th) WMD1
Jordan1687 (Mi1741)
Korea (South)2020 (Mi2087)From MS20 (2020a (20x 2020)); also booklet of 10 (10x 2020)2000Also (40th) WMD1
Korea (South)2020 fdc1Stamp and (pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Korea (South)2020 fdc2Stamp and (pictorial) cancel and (?) cachet on FDC
Korea (South)2020 scSouvenir card (2020)
Macedonia185 (Mi194)From MS9 (185a (9x 185))2000Also (40th) WMD1
Macedonia185 fdcStamp and (pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Mexico2210 (Mi2876)2000
Mexico2210 scStamp and (text) cancel on souvenir card
Morocco873 (Mi1359)2000
Myanmar350 (Mi352)2000Also (40th) WMD
Myanmar351 (Mi353)
Myanmar352 (Mi354)
Myanmar350-352 fdc1Three stamps and (pictorial) cancel and (multi-color printed) cachet on FDC
Myanmar350-352 fdc2Three stamps and (pictorial) cancel and (black printed) cachet on FDC, also back
Nigeria707 (Mi708)2000
Nigeria708 (Mi709)
Peru1268 (Mi1752)2000
Russia6577 (BL31)SS12000
Russia6577 fdcSS1 and (pictorial) cancel and (Russia Post) cachet on FDC, also back
Saudi Arabia1292 (Mi1341)2000
Senegal1441 (Mi1952)
i1441

Imperforate
2000
Senegal1441 dsDeluxe sheet (1441)
Senegal1442 (Mi1953)
i1442

Imperforate
Senegal1442 dsDeluxe sheet (1442)
SloveniaNonePostal card2000
SloveniaNonePostal card (different)2000
Switzerland (WMO)None(Blue printed) cachet (return address) on cover2003
Syria1464 (Mi2063)2000
Syria1464 misperfMis-perforated block of 4
Syria1464 fdcStamp on FDC
Uganda1701 (Mi2345)2001
Uganda1702 (Mi2346)
Ukraine378 (Mi369)2000
United Arab Emirates668 (Mi643)2000
United Arab Emirates669 (Mi644)
United Arab Emirates668-669 fdcTwo stamps and (blue and tan printed) cachet on FDC

1These items were issued on March 23, but otherwise do not indicate World Meteorological Day (WMD) directly.
2These items were issued during year 2000, but otherwise do not indicate the 50th anniversary of the WMO directly.


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