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Weather Forecast 85% open


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?

There are APIs not just for forecasts but readings of temperature, humidity, precipitation and wind conditions in near-realtime. The high-frequency readings are arguably more useful than forecasts, for users who are trying to analyse weather patterns. Users need to register on the Developer Portal for an API key to access the data. Registration is free and users gain immediate access after registration.

The submission is correct. Thank you, Zhaowei Lin, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Data location - Weather Forecast (2-hour, 24-hour and 4-day) - Realtime Weather Readings (Air temperature, humidity, rainfall and wind conditions)
Data licence
Data format   JSON
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Zhaowei Lin
Last modified   Fri Dec 16 2016 07:56:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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