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Paul Hudson

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Years active  1997-present
Spouse  Nicola Hudson (m. 2003)
Children  Two daughters
Education  Newcastle University
Name  Paul Hudson
TV shows  BBC Look North
Role  Presenter

Paul Hudson smiling while wearing an orange coat, pink long sleeves, and purple necktie and behind him is the BBC Weather logo

Full Name  Paul David Hudson
Born  27 February 1971 (age 52) (1971-02-27) Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Occupation  Weather presenter and climate change correspondent
Employer  BBC YorkshireBBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Known for  Look North from LeedsLook North from Hull
Residence  Shadwell, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Books  That's the Forecast!: The Best and Worst of Yorkshire Weather, Storm Force: Britain's Wildest Weather
Similar People  Keeley Donovan, Christa Ackroyd, Harry Gration, Nicola Hudson

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Paul David Hudson (born 27 February 1971) is an English weather presenter for BBC Yorkshire and BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Hudson was born and raised in Keighley, West Yorkshire.


A printable picture of Paul Hudson smiling while sitting on the chair and wearing a yellowish-brown coat, gray long sleeves, and checkered necktie

After reading Geophysics and Planetary Physics at Newcastle University, he joined the Met Office and did two years at Leeds Weather Centre. He combined this with a two-year stint as a weather presenter for BBC Look North and for the BBC local radio stations in Leeds, York, Humberside and Sheffield.

Paul Hudson presenting the weather forecast while wearing a blue coat, purple long sleeves, and black and gray necktie

Paul Hudson is known for his tongue-in-cheek banter with BBC Look North anchor Harry Gration, and also Peter Levy, presenter of BBC Look North for Lincolnshire.

Paul Hudson presenting the weather forecast while wearing a white and blue striped long sleeves and blue necktie

Paul hudson the weather man of bbc s look north

Early life

Hudson was born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire..

His parents bought him his first 'kids weather centre' when he was seven. He went to the Brontë Middle School and Oakbank School on Oakworth Road in Keighley.

He has a first-class degree in Geophysics and Planetary Physics from the University of Newcastle. His early memories of local Weather forecasting came from fellow Yorkshireman, Doncaster's Bob Rust.

He did his training at the former site of the Met Office College, the former RAF Shinfield in Shinfield, in the same year as Liz Bentley, the current Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society.


He can be seen on both editions of the regional news programme Look North, from Leeds (serving North, West and South Yorkshire and the North Midlands) and Hull (serving East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and north Norfolk).

He returned to the BBC Yorkshire weather centre from the Met Office's old home of Bracknell in 1997 when Darren Bett left to present national forecasts. Leeds Weather Centre was at Oak House, on Park Lane in Leeds, within sight of Leeds Beckett University's ornate Opal One accommodation and round the corner from the main site of Park Lane College Leeds.

He has currently had the most effective and reliable report in the country over the winter period of November 2010.

In The Little Prince (2010 TV series) he voice-acted the English dubbing for The Great Inventor (during the Planet of Bubble Gob trilogy) and Ferdinand (Planet of the Globies).

BBC climate change correspondent

Although most BBC forecasters are not directly employed by the BBC, but by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills's Met Office (formerly the MOD's Met Office), since 2007 Hudson has been a full-time member of BBC staff, not the Meteorological Office, acting as an environmental and climate change expert. He gives talks on the subject to local organisations and school and has appeared on BBC One's Morning Show.


He can also be heard on BBC Radio Leeds, BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio York, BBC Radio Humberside and BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

Wetwang public office

In May 2006, Hudson was elected honorary Mayor of Wetwang. This post was previously occupied by Richard Whiteley.


Hudson has written several books, published by Great Northern.

Personal life

Hudson enjoys sea fishing, playing golf (he used to play at Riddlesden golf club, and now plays at Moor Allerton), cricket (he played for Ingrow St Johns in the Craven League). He supports Bradford City, having a twenty-five-year season ticket, and was trapped in the stand that caught fire in the Bradford City stadium fire of 1985.


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