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Weather Forecast 100% open

United States

What data is expected?

3-day forecasts of temperature, precipitation and wind. Forecasts have to be provided for several regions in the country. Short-term weather forecasts are relevant for the general public to plan activities, while also being reliable. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Temperature extremes
  • Temperature average
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation Probability
  • Forecast for current day and four following days

How open is the data?

A note on the license: "World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Resolution 40 NOAA Policy NCEI data and products that contain international data may have conditions placed on their international commercial use. They can be used within the United States or for noncommercial international activities without restriction. Redistribution of these data by others must provide this same notification. The non-U.S. data cannot be redistributed for commercial purposes. For details, please consult the WMO policy (link is external)." See further information at:

The submission is valid. Thank you, Katelyn Rogers, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Data location - website - website
Data licence   Public Domain -
Data format   XML
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Katelyn Rogers
Last modified   Fri Feb 03 2017 17:38:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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