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Other References to
Climate and Climatology


Below are checklists of Other references to climate and climatology on 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.

Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
General references to climate and climatology General references to climate and climatology
Microclimates
Climate and health Climate and health
Aerosols and climate
Phenology1


Below is a list of Other references to climate and climatology on postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
General references to climate and climatology
Australian Antarctic TerritoryL117n (Mi138)One of MS20 (L117 (a-t)) (Mi125-144)2001"Climate" and weather balloon
Australian Antarctic TerritoryNone(Purple rubber-stamp) cachet on cover2015"The Coldest Place on Earth"
Australian Antarctic TerritoryNone(Purple rubber-stamp) cachet on cover2017"The Coldest Place on Earth"
Belgium2015 (Mi3278)
i2015
From MS10 (2015a (10x 2015))
Imperforate
2004"Climatologie/Klimatologie"
Belgium2015 fdc1Stamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Belgium2015 fdc2Stamp and cancel (same) and cachet (different) on FDC
Belgium2015 maxiMaxicard
Belgium2016 (Mi3279)
i2016
From MS10 (2016a (10x 2016))
Imperforate
Belgium2016 fdc1Stamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Belgium2016 fdc2Stamp and cancel (same) and cachet (different) on FDC
Belgium2016 maxiMaxicard
Belgium2017 (Mi3280)
i2017
From MS10 (2017a (10x 2017))
Imperforate
Belgium2017 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Belgium2018 (Mi3281)
i2018
From MS10 (2018a (10x 2018))
Imperforate
Belgium2018 fdcStamp and cancel and cachet on FDC
Belgium2018 maxiMaxicard
Belgium2015-2018 fdcFour stamps and cancel and cachet on FDC
Belgium2015-2018 fd-sheetFour stamps and cancel on FD sheet
FranceNoneMeter1958"Climats Tropicaux"
FranceNoneMeter1962"Sous tous les Climats"
FranceNone(Slogan) cancel1962"Brioude ... son climat"
FranceNone(Slogan) cancel on cover1982"Roquebrune ... climat printanier"
FranceNoneCachet on cover1989"climatologie"
France4601a fdc (Mi? fdc)FD canceled booklet of 12 (4590-4601)2014"Working together to preserve the climate" (in French in booklet text and in cancel)
India2725-2726 brochure (Mi2870-2871 brochure)Brochure page2, also page1 from brochure2015"Megha-Tropiques is a unique satellite for climate research"; SARAL data products will be useful in ... climate monitoring [and] ocean, Earth system and climate research [and] continental ice studies"; the two satellites are "a joint endeavour of the two countries to study and intensively observe ocean systems and climate systems"
India2725-2726 fdc-brochure (Mi2870-2871 fdc-brochure)Brochure page2, also page1 from fdc brochure
MonacoNone(Text) cancel1928"Monte Carlo - Climat incomparable"
MonacoNone(Text) cancel1937"Monte Carlo - Climat idéal"
NorwayNone(Purple rubber-stamp) cachet on cover1988"Climatologie"
Redonda (Antigua)Unknown ss (BL?)SS11985"It is your environment that makes climate"
SomaliaUnknown ss (BL?)
Unknown iss
In (upper-right) margin of SS1, also detail
In (upper-right) margin of imperforate SS1, also detail
2004"Antarctica - the coldest place on Earth" logo
SpainNone(Text) cancel1937"Clima Ideal"
TunisiaNoneCancel on cover1936"Bizerte - son climat"
TunisiaNoneCancel on cover1938"Bizerte - son climat"
TunisiaNoneCancel on postcard1953"Djerba - climat doux"
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus127b fdc (Mi128 fdc)(Fleeetwood) back of FDC, also front1983"pleasing climate"
United StatesNone(Black printed) cachet on postal card1913"Rainbow corn ... grows well in any climate"
United StatesNoneCinderella1930s"Oregon - climate is ideal"
United StatesNoneCinderella1930s"It's the climate" (Grant's Pass OR)
United StatesNoneCinderella?"Live in a kindly climate" (Snohomish County WA)
United StatesCP37(USPS) commemorative panel (1506)1974"rugged winters, dry summers"
United States4066 (Mi4111)
4066_back
From MS40 (4072a (4033-4072)), also back2006Rainiest spot in the US: Mt. Wai'ale'ale, Kaua'i HI, "400 inches"/year (10,000 mm/year)
United States4070 (Mi4115)
4070_back
"Death Valley - Hottest Spot" (in the USA)
United States4066 fdc1Stamp and (PCS) cachet on FDC(As above for stamps)
United States4066 fdc2Stamp and (Mystic Stamp Co.) cachet on FDC, also back
United States4066 fdc3Stamp and (PCS golden-replica) cachet on FDC, also insert
United States4066 fdc4Stamp on FDC (Fleetwood cachet), also back
United States4070 fdc1Stamp on FDC (Mystic Stamp Co. cachet), also back
United States4070 fdc2Stamp and (PCS golden-replica) cachet on FDC, also insert
United States4070 fdc3Stamp and (PCS) cachet on FDC
United States4070 fdc4Stamp on FDC (ArtCraft cachet)
United StatesSP1611(USPS) souvenir page (4033-4072), also back
United StatesCP763 page1(USPS) commemorative panel (4033-4072), also page2
United States4204 fdc (Mi4316 fdc)(Mission 57) back of FDC, also front2007Antarctica is "the coldest, driest and windiest place with so little precipitation that the interior of the continent is technically the world's largest desert"
United StatesNone(Mission 57) back of cover, also front2007"Solar Earth magnetosphere process(es)"; also "solar flare" image
United StatesNone(Coverscape) cachet on cover2013"Death Valley, in the Mohave Desert, is the lowest, driest and hottest location in the United States"
United States4524o fdc (Mi4695 fdc)(Fleetwood) back of FDC, also front2011"cold months" and "warm months"
Microclimates
FranceNone(Pictorial) cancel1991"Duravel micro climat"
FranceNone(Pictorial) cancel1994"Beauzac micro-climat"
FranceNone(Pictorial) cancel1996"Lancieux micro-climat"
FranceNone(Pictorial) cancel2004"Beauzac micro-climat"
FranceNone(Multi-color printed) cachet on cover200?"Lozère micro climat"
United States2570 fdc (Mi2185 fdc)(Fleetwood) back of FDC, also front1991"cities form massive heat sinks, absorbing solar energy by day and releasing it at night. On many Landsat IR photographs, large metropolitan areas appear white hot"
Climate and health
Bangladesh730 (Mi902)2008"Protecting health from climate change"
Bangladesh730 fdcStamp on FDC
BrazilNone(Text) cancel1931"Healthy climate"; "Clima salubre"
CroatiaNone(Slogan) cancel and cachet on cover1999"Vrijeme, klima i zdravlje" (Weather, climate and health)
CroatiaNone(Slogan) cancel on cover (different)
FranceNoneCancel on cover1988Briançon: La santé par le climat (a healthy climate)
FranceNone(Pictorial) cancel1989Briançon: La santé par le climat (a healthy climate)
RomaniaNoneCancel and cachet on postcard1995"Air pollution causes more deaths than genetic changes or climate change"
UruguayNone(Pictorial) cancel and cachet on cover2008"Protegiendo la salud frente al cambio climático; Estimated deaths attributed to climate change in the year 2000, by subregion"
Phenology1
Great BritainNone(Phenological returns) wrapper (inside); also outside1875Phenological observations
SpainNonePostal card back, also front1911Climatológia: Estudios Fenológico-agrícolas
SpainNonePostal card back (slightly different), also front (slightly different), and (pictorial) cancel1911Climatológia: Estudios Fenológico-agrícolas
SpainNonePostal card back, also front1951Climatológia: Estudios Fenológico-agrícolas

1Phenology: The scientific study of cyclical biological events, such as flowering, breeding, and migration, in relation to climatic conditions. Phenological records of the dates on which seasonal phenomena occur may provide information on how changing climate affects ecosystems over time.


Below is a list of Other references to climate and climatology on launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
General references to climate and climatology
United States1972-10-15Vandenberg AFB, CA(Riser/Andromeda/Cygnus Cover no.38) cachet on NOAA-2 and OSCAR-6 launch (airmail) cover"Info on Earth climate"
French Guiana1992-12-01Kourou(C.E. SEP Section Philatélie) cachet on Superbird-A1 launch cover"To monitor and understand climate [and weather]" (in French text)
French Guiana2002-08-28Kourou(ESA) cachet on Eutelsat-12-West-A (Atlantic Bird-1) launch cover"New Horizons for Weather and Climate"
United States2019-10-12Sagamore Beach MA(Coverscape) cachet on Explorer-7 anniversary cover"The first satellite to study Earth's climate"; studied "the Earth-atmosphere heat balance"
Climate and health
United States1975-11-19Kennedy Space Center FL(SCPS) cachet on Explorer-55 launch cover"Ozone depletion significantly increases the risk of skin cancer among humans"
Aerosols and climate
United States2011-03-04Vandenberg AFB, CA(Mission 57) cachet on Glory launch cover back, also front"Studying aerosols' role in climate activity" and "aerosols can either scatter or absorb the Sun's heat, based on their composition, warming or cooling the planetary climate"


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