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For questions related to weather and climatic data trends and anomalies, storms, wind patterns, tornadoes, and other short-term meteorological events.

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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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NWS API marine forecast returns empty

I'm following the NWS API documentation and am unable to get marine forecasts via the API such as this https://forecast.weather.gov/shmrn.php?mz=LMZ362&syn=LMZ300 I've tried several different ...
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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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Are there remote sensing data sources tracking wind turbulence downstream of wind farms

Trying to write a paper with hypothesis: the proliferation of wind farms in the area of California's Carquinez Strait will alter the westerlies coming off the Pacific Ocean and streaming through the ...
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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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Solar direct normal radiation and presence of clouds

Within sunrise and sunset hours, what does zero values for direct normal radiation correspond to in the weather data(Energy plus)? Does presence of any kind of cloud in any thickness make the Solar ...
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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

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. ...
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Sources of weather data

Barry, could you abuse this site's "answer your own question" feature to create a community wiki answer for sources of weather data (both current and historical), since it gets asked so often?
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What are some good databases of wind speed and direction to use as training data for machine learning? [closed]

I am fairly new to machine learning, but what I am trying to do is predict energy output of a wind turbine based on a data set of wind speed and direction, and ideally turbulence and shear. Do you ...
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Where can I find historical data for Italian weather (especially for hail storm)?

I need historical hailstorm data for Italian cities, day by day since 2014. I don't mind what format the data is in (csv, xml, etc...). Having a Web API would be great as well.
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UK Weather Data Service

I'm looking for an online data set which can provide present UK-wide average temperatures, rain likelihoods, humidity levels and other meteorological data. Is anyone aware of an API/flat table data ...
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Access ECMWF Data via python script

I want to access ECMWF data via a python script. I am not sure how to do that. I followed the instruction given on the website: Accessing ECMWF data server in batch Unfortunately it says: "This ...
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Canada storm reports

I am looking for an equivalent of the SPC storm reports database they have in the US, but for Canada. Is there a similar repository that would consist of observed severe weather (wind, hail, heavy ...
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Historical weather forecast compared to actual weather?

I am searching for a resource showing historical weather forecasts compared to actual weather data. I'm mainly interested in seeing how accurate various forecast services have been in the past, when ...
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Given start & end dates without year, where can I find average daily high & low temperatures for a given city?

I'm looking for a simple site that offers daily high & low temperature averages for a given city. For example, I'd like to get the average high & low temperatures by day for Cabo San Lucas ...
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Find Density and/or Height of a Storm Cloud in a given Location

I'm looking for a place that can provide either Historical or Current information about clouds. I'd like it to provide information about the Density of a cloud and the Height of a cloud - this would ...
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Average monthly weather data by city, over the world?

I'm searching for any website or dataset that provides average monthly weather, such as highest and lowest temperature, humidity, and number of rainy days, by city over the world (major city). For ...
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Where to get hourly weather data for Moscow region

I'm planning an outdoor event, and want to schedule it on a weekend with warmest nights, and the least probability of precipitation. My first take was querying forecast.io for hourly historical data. ...
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Where can I find the possibility of a drought this summer in my area?

Specifically looking to find out the likelihood that South Carolina will experience drought conditions during the summer of 2016.
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From where can I get hourly weather forecast data of Europe?

The ECMWF website gives weather forecast data only twice a day (I'm only interested in temperature). Does anyone knows a reliable source for getting data hourly ? If ECMWF gives hourly data, then can ...
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QCLCD vs. ISD Lite for U.S. data

I'm interested in using a NOAA dataset for daily/hourly weather data for the U.S. Both the QCLCD and ISD Lite datasets contain the variables in which I'm interested for the time frame with which I'm ...
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Wind region Data for New Zealand

Can anyone please refer me the vector data source of the wind region (LEE MULTIPLIER) of New Zealand as the map attached. N.B.There are three data layers in this map- Lee Multiplier Coastal boundary ...
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Spatial Wind Direction/Speed Data

Does anybody know of a source for wind data ~04 - 14 for E. Africa or a larger area. I have looked at a number of sources but have not found anything for these consecutive years.
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Historic weather data for Germany in 1938

I am writing a book about my father, who was a Holocaust survivor. Does anyone know how I can find out what the weather was like in Bavaria, Germany (specifically, Weiden), on November 9-10, 1938 — ...
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Precipitation and temperature GIS data for Pacific Basin

I need to know if there is any precipitation and temperature GIS data for these islands. American Samoa Federated States of Micronesia Guam Marshall Islands Northern Mariana Islands Republic of Palau
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Data on hurricanes?

As a programmer and meteorology enthusiast, I'd love to be able to get latitude/longitude of tropical storms/hurricanes (specifically in the Atlantic). Does anyone know of websites that can provide ...