The weatherman will be a part of NBC's Today Show coverage of the summer games in London and he recently told Parade that he is honoured to be presenting such a momentous event.
"Even as we speak, I'm sure they're trying to figure out what outlandish outfit they can put us in and what goofball situation will yield the most embarrassment for us," Roker said.
He added: "I'm really looking forward to it! This is the greatest job in the world!"
Guitarist Ronnie Wood recently revealed that his bands The Rolling Stones and The Faces have both been approached to perform at the Olympics.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games begin on July 27 in London. Bob Costas will host NBC's primetime coverage of the games in the US.
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Watch behind-the-scenes footage of Al Roker at the 2010 Winter Olympics Games in Vancouver below: