Medal of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

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The Medal of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, (Dutch: Medaille van het Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut) or shortly KNMI Medal, is a royal decoration awarded by the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) to those officers or captains of the Dutch merchant navy who exceptionally support the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute by collecting and distributing observations about the weather at sea.

KNMI Medal
TypeCivil decoration,
with degrees gold and silver
Awarded forDistinguished support to the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
DescriptionOnly a medal, without a ribbon or ribbon bar
Presented byFlag of the Netherlands.svg Kingdom of the Netherlands
EligibilityMembers of the Dutch merchant navy
StatusCurrently awarded
Established1870
Precedence
Next (higher)Silver or Bronze Honorary Medal for Charitable Assistance
Next (lower)De Ruyter Medal

The medal is awarded in gold and silver.