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Database/API for average temperature, humidity or biomes

I'm building an little game based on Google Maps. Therefore I need an API, database, whatever where I can query for the average temperature, humidity or even better biome of a certain geolocation. Is ...
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Daily Weather Records UK

I am looking for open weather data for areas of South East England within the last 10 years, specifically average daily; wind speed, temperature and precipitation
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High frequency historic weather data in the UK

I am trying to build an energy forecaster for a city in the UK and need a source of fine grain (hourly) weather data to help train my model. The dataset extends back for the last 12 months, so I would ...
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Daily weather data for all counties in the US

I'm trying to find recent historical daily weather data for each county in the United States. National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) has monthly weather data for each county in the ...
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UVA and UVB radiations every hour over a year in a given city

I'm looking for a dataset that contains how much UVA and UVB radiations a given city received every hour over a year. E.g.: 0.0 kJ/m² UVA and 0.0 kJ m² UVB between 00 and 01 AM on 2020-01-01 in ...
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Historic monthly weather data by city/coordinate in Europe

I'm looking for a dataset or API that contains data like Monthly (or weekly/daily) hours of sunlight Rainfall The data should be disaggregated by city or be returned for given coordinate. It should ...
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Number of rainy days per year in a given city

I'm looking for a dataset that could allow me to compute, or better give me directly; How many days per year a city x experiences some rain for more than y hours. How many days per year a city x ...
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Where can I find the former ENEA temperature data for Italy?

Weather data for Italian weather stations used to be accessible as a text file on a server managed by ENEA. This is an example for a station in Tuscany. The original links are now gone and I am ...
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Seeking API for live ASOS/AWOS reports

Many weather apps and websites are now including airport ASOS/AWOS weather reports. (All the colored dots in the below screenshot, from SkyVector) I'd like to find the API for getting the NOAA (NWS?) ...
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Seeking traffic and weather datasets

I am looking for a dataset of traffic flow and its corresponding weather data, such as rain and temperature, of the same location. I am studying the effect of weather variables on traffic, preferably ...
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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 the US/Canada, but no ...
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Where can I find datasets to predict rainfall for a certain city?

I am seeking datasets for predicting rainfall with the help of the following variables: Temperature Wind Speed Humidity Air Pressure Quantity of Rainfall Please suggest and advise.
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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 a 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 ...
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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

I'm looking for a dataset that holds hourly/daily cloud coverage rates at different heights. I need the data to a geo reference too, preferably United States data. Any thoughts?
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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 nothing, or even postcodes? Any pointers would be very much appreciated.
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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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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?
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