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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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Historical Weather Forecasts

Does anybody know if there is a place I can find historical data of weather forecasts by forecaster? I'm mainly interested in forecasts of high temperature and low temperature, but precipitation ...
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Historical weather data

I want to get historical weather data (Winter 2014) of temperature, humidity, air-pressure, wind_speed, wind direction, rain in specific latitude/longitude. Is there any API that I can use to get ...
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Downloadable archive of weather conditions for Europe?

Is there a downloadable archive of weather conditions in Europe? Also, the temperature, humidity, precipitation by location? So the database would enable, for example, to draw the chart with ...
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

Perhaps understandably, I am having difficulty tracking down daily weather data for Germany in early 1945. My specific interest is in daily temps and any other daily weather observations for January ...
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How can I get temperature data for each Country (Annual)

I need maximum and minimum temperature data of each countries annually. I searched a lot but could not find the values. Could you give links if it is possible?
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Is there any free weather database that one could use for correlations in business intelligence software?

I would like to see how big is the correlation between weather and visits to our website, but I can't seem to find any database that has option of downloading chosen datasets. Any ideas? To be ...
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How does one parse weather data?

Weather data is often cited as a "huge success" for the open data community. Where does this data sit, and how does one parse the data into something readable, like the 5 day forecast?
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Historical weather forecast API

For a college project I need historical weather forecasts for europe up to 14 days for 2015 and 2106. The last two days I was desperately searching for API's with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

I am searching for an online database for climate data (especially temperature) for non-European countries on a monthly basis. 1990-2014 would be nice.
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Tagged (non-anonymized) GPS driver trip database

The AXA Kaggle challenge Driver Telematics Analysis provides a dataset of over 50,000 anonymized driver trips. Are there open databases of tagged, non-anonymized trips, with several trips for each ...
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What data source for cloud coverage available with forecast and how to parse it?

I need to find good and reliable data source of cloud coverage (to use GIS) with forecast for few days and be able to parse it. Do you know good one? I know that NOAA provides weather data, but ...
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Weather Web Service by Postal Code?

I'm looking for either a website, a web service, an RSS feed, etc. that would allow me to look up current and historic weather info for a particular zipcode or region in the U.S., specifically: ...
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Snow days per county per monthly in US specifically in Colorado?

I am seeking a detail monthly snow days where I can look it up for more accurate information. I have looked at the Weather Channel, RoCoRaHS, Accuweather and others and it does not provide me more ...
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How to publish real-time open data

I'd want to publish some "real-time" data, i.e. my FV panel energy production, on a server. Which is the best way of cataloguing the data and make it available? Energy is just an example, say that I ...
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Extensive Weather or Sea State API?

Please bear with me since this is my first time asking something Weather related. What would be the best source for getting Sea and Weather related data like Wind Wave Height (m) Wind Wave Period (...
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What is the best source of open data on sea level rise in Bangladesh and India?

I am trying to determine the level of rise in sea levels in coastal areas of India and Bangladesh. I was wondering if anyone knew the best sources of open data--mean local sea level, mean local tide ...
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How might I go about visualising historical temperature CSV data?

I've downloaded the Central England Temperature Data available from Met Office Hadley Centre. On their summary page, it is described thus (emphasis mine): These daily and monthly temperatures are ...
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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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API for sun radiation / illuminance data?

I am looking to get current and historical sun radiation or illuminance data for given locations around the globe. I've had a look at the wunderground API as I also need generic weather data but it ...
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Wind energy data in India

I am looking for wind energy data (they can be wind speed at any height or wind energy potential) for India in a GIS format. Like the data displayed the link below: http://www.arcgis.com/apps/OnePane/...
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Data on glaciers

I am looking for historical and current data on glaciers. Data such as glacier length changes, mass balances, imagery, flow speed, outline, runoff, etc. Does anyone know websites and databases ...
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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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Past Lightning (weather) data

I am looking for data about lightning for the state of Colorado. I'd like to get them in geospatial data. I want to display them in point showing them each county especially up in the mountains. I ...
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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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Dataset of weather as it was *forecast* at the time

I have been able to find very detailed weather datasets from noaa (ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/noaa/). But I realized that for my purposes I can not simply use weather prediction probabilities to ...
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Protocol/software to publish weather information online

I've got a temperature and humidity sensor that captures the data outside the house and whose data I collect every 5 minutes. Is there a standard protocol/format that I can use to publish those data ...
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Weather radar data for Europe, especially Latvia

I would like to ask if there is a homepage where I can get weather radar data for Europe territory for free. I have looked in the internet, but can't find them. I will be very glad if someone can help ...
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NOAA QCLCD weather data - inconsistencies in hourly data?

So I was looking at the QCLCD hourly weather data from NOAA, and I noticed something weird about it. There's a column for hourly precipitation amount (HourlyPrecip), and there's also a column for the ...
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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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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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