Daryl Ritchison.com


Daryl Ritchison

Contact Info

Email: daryl (at) ritchison.com

Memberships:  American

Meteorological Society and the

National Weather Association



Climate Issues

Long-range Forecasting

Weather Management

Intra-Business Relations

Public Education/Speaking


Daryl Ritchison is currently an Extension Meteorologist at North Dakota State University and leads the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) group.  He spends his time on climate research, development and enhancement of tools for NDAWN, a network of 84 weather stations located throughout North Dakota, eastern Montana and western Minnesota, presents short and long term forecasts for the state of North Dakota and is a well known public speaker on various topics. Previous to his current position he worked for 25 years as a meteorologist at various midwestern television stations including WDAY-TV and WDAZ-TV and WDAY-AM.

Throughout his career he has spoken to hundreds of groups on weather, climate, weather risk management, public relations, serving as Master’s of Ceremonies and giving motivational talks. 


Meteorologist, Public Speaker, Educator