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Weather data: hail data for europe (belgium)

Does anyone know any website where I can get (in structured or unstructured form) data for hail events in europe (especially belgium). I've found quite some (paying) sites for US/Canada, but no site ...
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Where can I find datasets to predict rainfall for a certain city?

I am seeking for datasets for predicting rainfall with the help of following variables: Temperature Wind Speed Humidity Air Pressure Quantity of Rainfall Please suggest and advise. Thank you
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Finding historical Air pollution data from Johannesburg

Where can I find historical Air pollution data from Johannesburg? I need hourly data (or a smaller resolution, such as 15 minutes, which is probabaly harder to find). Tried googling this online yet ...
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Finding historical London meteorological data

Where can I find historical London meteorological data at a minimum resolution of 15 minutes (and not just hourly data)? The data needs to be from a station close to the London bridge. I found that St....
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Average monthly weather dataset for Europe

Is there a free dataset with monthly average temperature / rainfall / sunshine hours / humidity / wind figures for Europe going back 5-10yrs with geo coordinates?
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Wind forecast over land accessible through python API

I would like to automatically fetch wind speed forecast data over my town with a python script. I am looking for an available dataset and API to do so. It is for a small personal project, so it is ...
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Where can I find wind speed and direction data for Pakistan?

I'm trying to link wind speed and direction to fire events from the NASA website. Does anyone know where I can find such data? Does anyone have any experience doing something like this?
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Berlin weather in 1929 [duplicate]

I am writing a novel set in Berlin in 1929. Does anyone know where I can find out what the weather was in Berlin in that year, especially May? Any help will be appreciated.
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Which SPEI time series should I use?

I'm using the SPEI index to obtain a measure of drought conditions for various countries, across a number of years. I just want one measure, per country, per year. I am unclear about whether I should ...
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Ice thickness historical dataset around southern Alberta

I'm looking for an historical ice thickness dataset in southern Alberta (or its vicinity) to confirm test criteria for an electrical substation's equipment. For now I am using the "Radial Wet Snow ...
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Thunderstorm Weather Data

Where can I find the average number of days with thunderstorms for each month for different locations in the United States? Does anyone know or have any links they know where it tells you that
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Looking for an API with average min / max temperatures per month for every country

I cannot find any open api data for the average minimum and maximum temperature on a monthly basis per country. An example: Country=Netherlands Month=October Min=5 Max=13 Any help would be greatly ...
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ERA5 reference time zone

I am using temperature information from ERA5 reanalysis hourly data on a single level, and I am confused about time reference. If I download global temperature data for a specific day and time (for ...
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How to choose which weather data to use in a time series?

I am conducting an air pollution case-crossover analysis and I'm in the midst of adding in pertinent weather variables. I cast a wide net and downloaded data from NOAA, National weather service and a ...
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Typical Weather Averages by Lon/Lat

I would like to build a local dataset of monthly averages for rainfall, sunshine hours, temperate (C/F) for all the major cities of the world. I have all the lon/lat's stored for all the cities I ...
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where could one download one minute climate archive?

I have been searching for an archive of one minute climate data. I found bad-quality data from NOAA. Some period data is missing. Data available through this form needs a fee of $90 for just one city....
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Datasets for daily maximum and mimimum temperature of a specific geographic area?

I am looking to perform some modeling for agricultural research that would provide an insight into the daily maximum and minimum temperature of a specified growing region. The question becomes: what ...
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Locating detailed average global rainfall and temperature data for use in QGIS

I'm looking for average/yearly global rainfall and average/yearly temperature data that can be synced up to terrain and elevation maps I currently have in QGIS. High accuracy is not crucial (any year, ...
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Where can I find historical rainfall and temperature data for individual weather stations in the US?

I'm reading a journal paper that uses historical rainfall and temperature data for the United States, starting in 1900. The paper says The [National Weather Service Cooperative] COOP Network ...
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Historic weather data - With clouds resolution

Im looking for a dataset that holds hourly/daily clouds coverage rates at different heights. I need the data to a geo reference too, preferably United States data. Any thoughts? Thanks
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Weather maps api's

I would like to produce some global weather maps. Air temperatures, wind speeds, ocean swells etc I know I can download the GRIB files and interpret them directly from NOAA. However this is quite ...
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Where can I find historical hourly cloudcover/skycover data for specific coordinates in Northeast America?

I am looking for historical hourly weather data, specifically cloud cover for specific coordinates. I have used Darksky API and it gives cloudcover as a value between 0 and 1, but I do not trust ...
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Need road condition data for the Washington DC area

I am taking a data science class and we are supposed to develop our own final project idea. The general context of the idea I am considering is that there is a group that meets once per week. Based ...
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Wind Speed Map of US

I source wind statistics data that i can use to create Max, Min, Mean wind speed maps for the entire US. I need to download it as a shapefile, geotiff or geojson.
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Historical USA weather forecasts

I'm looking for a historical USA (specifically Chicago, IL) weather forecast dataset. Temperature forecasts would suffice, though the more data, the merrier. I know this has been asked a lot of times ...
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NOAA Satellite Data API?

Is there an API to access live (or semi-live?) data from NOAA satellites, such as the GOES-R series? I've been searching for weeks, and I know there are ways to manually access data through website ...
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Downloadable archives of illumination in Europe?

I'm trying to make a DLI (Daily Light Integral) map of Europe (what DLI has each country per month), but I can't find the data to do that. Is there any Open Source dataset that includes the DLI ...
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Data on Lightning Times and Location

I am looking for data on lighting strikes, time and location between 2014 and 2015. There is a similar request regarding lighting densities in colorado. I'd need worldwide (or at least Africa-wide) ...
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UK monthly weather data

Is anyone aware of any monthly UK weather data based on grids, easting northing or even postcodes? Any pointers would be very much appreciated. Many thanks!
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Does anybody know how to retrieve historical forecasted weather data? I am looking for forecasted data, not actual data

Most website only provide historical actual weather data (e.g. the observed temperature on March 5 2015 was ...). I am specifically looking for forecasted weather data (e.g. the forecasted temperature ...
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UV Index Forecast API

I've recently been looking for Weather APIs that could provide global UV Index Forecast to integrate some sun safety data into my Android/iOS/Fitbit app (sunscreen recommendation time). That's the ...
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Worldwide sunrise and sunset time data

Looking for a database or free API with the expected sunrise and sunset times around the world (sunrise is more important). Ideally the data should be up-to-date, reflecting daily changes in weather ...
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Historical german rain radar data from opendata.dwd.de

Recently the German national weather service (DWD) published lots of data. I am especially interested in the 5 minutes radar data stored at: https://opendata.dwd.de/weather/radar/composit/wx/ or ...
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Need data to access localized weather data

I am trying to build an application similar to zyGrib where in I want to add wind data onto an open layers map for a small local area. I am aware that there are public sources that I can access to ...
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Clarity of Flag 124-126 in the GSOD weather dataset

The following table provides information around the Flag 124-126 of the GSOD Weather dataset the documentation of which is available here: Flag 124-124 Char A = 1 report of 6-hour ...
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Looking for historical weather forecasts

I am looking to write a report about the accuracy of weather forecasts. I have already found several source that provides data for actual weather in different locations, but I am having difficulty ...
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Looking for precipitation scans (radar) for Germany, 5 min intervals, >= 1 a

Maps like this ... ... are based on radar precipitation scans. Germany recently changed its law governing the German national weather service (DWD) and made it publish a lot of its data on a new open ...
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Seeking current global cloud cover data?

I'm working on a project to check variation of UV index with cloud cover. I'm trying to get the cloud cover data which I'll be using to plot the graph. I've historical data which I got from MODIS (...
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Annual average humidity by country

Is there any source that aggregates average humidity around the world by country? Ideally I'd want annual or five-year averages. NOAA seems like it might have something buried in its labyrinthine ...
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UK Wind Speed for QGIS

I've looked at related questions but none seem to provide what I'm after. I would like to hear if anyone knows open source data of annual wind speed (not direction) for the UK. The data can be ...
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Where can I download North America Tropical Cyclones dataset?

Is there any government website from where I can download North America Tropical Cyclones dataset in csv or array format? Thanks
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time series for US weather [duplicate]

is there a public resource for weather time series (temperatures). my phone collects temperature by the hour but I wonder if weather stations store this information somewhere. Data collection has ...
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Data with Revision/Version (Versioning) History?

I'm looking for data set with entry values being corrected, and those correction are documented with previously incorrect values available as well. This can be in the form of errata, diff files, or ...
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Humidity data in the US

Does anyone know where we can find daily/monthly humidity data at zipcode/county/state level?
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Average Monthly temperatures for cities around the world

I am looking to find the average historical temperature in april (not the average temperature in april of 1988, for example) in different cities (about 400 cities across the world) and store that data ...
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Is there a dataset of temperatures in India before 1947?

I am trying to get a dataset of temperatures in India before 1947 - say 100 odd years (before partition). Is there a web-site or some place where I could visualize such data or even have graphs of ...
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School Closing Due to Snow or Bad Weather [duplicate]

I am looking for a dataset that contains the amount of snow that will cause a school to close in the US either by school district, zip code, county or any subdivision smaller than state. I am familiar ...
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Get Historic Temperature Data by GPS and Timestamp Using R

I have a dataset: ID Time Lat Long a 2016-06-01 10:35:26 41.79925 -71.33052 a 2016-06-01 10:35:57 41.80174 -71.33307 a 2016-06-01 10:37:30 41....
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Any sources for UV light exposure on land for various geographies?

We are looking for daily amounts of UV light falling onto the earth. We have been able to find weather reports through Google BigQuery from the U.S. NOAA's NCDC but they don't appear to track sunshine ...
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Accessing NREL data for specific wind turbines?

I am looking for a specific data set from NREL (US National Renewable Energy Laboratory) western wind resources dataset, but I am not sure how to navigate the site to access and download the file. ...