Weather Forecast 45% open

Belgium


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?

The submission is correct. The data is available on a website as weather map. The data is easily understandable and usable by humans. However, the data is only available in HTML and scraping is needed to automatically retrieve the data. The data is not openly licensed. Also data services (such as embedding forecast widgets on third-party websites) fall under restrictive terms of use, and it is not allowed to disseminate the information contained on the website. See the terms of use here: http://www.meteo.be/meteo/view/nl/506883-Algemene+voorwaarden.html After request, the team of http://opendata.meteo.be got back, reporting that currently an open weather data portal is being built. At time of the review the required data was not available on the portal. Thank you, Bart Hanssens, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Data location   http://www.meteo.be/meteo/view/nl/65656-Weer.html - KMI, primary forecast website, containing all required elements
   http://www.meteo.be/meteo/view/nl/14517220-Weerbericht+ - KMI, Data services page, (javascript) widget
   http://opendata.meteo.be - KMI, Open Data Catalogue, is currently being populated
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Bart Hanssens
Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 13:03:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Danny Lämmerhirt

Submitters

  • Bart Hanssens
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