First meteorological observation.
Establishment of the first meteorological unit at Tunis-Manoubia
for rainfall and climate observation.
Establishment of synoptic obervations network by FMO
(French Meteorological office) with one major station
located at El Aouina aerodrome.
First seismic observation made by the meteorological
FMO (French Meteorological office) creates a climatologic
The Tunis-Manoubia unit becomes an office for the inventory
of water resources and rainfall data. El Aouina station
is now in charge of meteorological and climatologic
El Aouina office becomes the National Service of Meteorology in the Department of Aeronautical and Marine Services under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
The National Service of Meteorology becomes Department
The Department of Meteorology becomes the National Institute of Meteorology (NIM).