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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open alternative to weatherbase.com

Does anyone know of an open alternative to weatherbase? I'm looking for what's listed here as "Average Temperature". I'm looking for monthly averages for a city, hopefully for as many cities as ...
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Publishing Weather Data under Creative Commons / Peer Production License

I am from a volunteer at FSHM (Free Software Hardware Movement, Puducherry, India). As a part of our community project, we have been working on building a weather station using Freedom Hardware. We ...
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License of NOAA hourly temperature data

I would like use historic hourly temperature data (Integrated Surface Global Hourly Data, DSI-3505) available from NOAA. Using NOAA's Climate Data Online mapping tool, I select the weather stations in ...
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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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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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Average temperature by country 1990-2012

I am looking for a dataset that provides me with one (or a few, e.g. summer and winter average day temperature) average temperature per year per country. I am aware that there are quite a few ways ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Extreme weather dataset for all countries from 2008 to 2011

Where could I find the dataset for Geographical Hot Spots (Hurricanes, Tsunami, Earth quakes, Floods etc) associated with each countries?
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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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Is there a public web service that will provide hourly forecasts of the solar radiation (irradiance) for a given location?

We are looking for a weather forecasting service (ideally free) that will provide hourly values for at least the next 24 hours. In addition to the temperatures, we need values for the solar radiation (...
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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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What are open data sources about current sea state?

I wonder where (links/APIs) can be obtained data that is related to current (alike realtime - no past) sea state data (worldwide, but regional is good two, salt\waves length\hight etc)? I am only ...
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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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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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Climate data from stations in Canada

Does anyone know of data available via an API for climate stations in Canada. NOAA has a nice API interface for US stations (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2), and does have data for ...
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Need real time data source for wind direction and weather forecast

Where can I get real time data for wind direction and weather forecast?
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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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Is there a vocabulary for linking weather data?

I've got a weather station and want to publish the data in JSON-LD. For the context file I'm searching for a vocubulary to express the weather data. Is there already a vocabulary or 'setup' for ...
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Data download for Chinese meteorological satellites

Data for NOAA meteorological satellites can be downloaded through the NOAA CLASS archive. Where, if anywhere, can I download data for the Chinese FY-3* meteorological satellites?
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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 2016. The last two days I was desperately searching for APIs with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Historical weather data for Pyrenees Atlantiques

I really need to get hold of historical weather (precipitation, temperature most important) of an area in the Pyrenees Atlantiques. More specifically at a refuge, Arlet Lat/Lon: 42.83570°N / 0.6125°W, ...
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New York City weather data

I am looking for daily weather data for New York City. I have searched the NOAA website but could find only the weather data for New York State. It doesn't have many records for New York City Boroughs ...
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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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Daily european weather data of past few years for non commercial use

I am looking for wheather data for european cities of the past few years (say since 2000). The data should have at least a daily record for min/max temperature and precipitation. It would be cool if ...
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Are there open historic cloud cover data files available?

I'm thinking of compiling a map showing how often it was sunny at a given location on a given day of the year, one map for every day of the year. The exact definition of "sunny" will depend on what ...
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Historical NWS GFS forecast data

The National Weather Service (NWS) makes the results from its Global Forecast System model (GFS) available for download as GRIB2 files. While accessing current (or recent) forecasts is straight-...
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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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National Scale (contiguous US) weather data set for 1980 - 2010

Does anyone know of any national weather datasets that cover the contiguous US for the period 1980 to 2011? I need gridded values, preferably with a grid size (resolution) of 1 km x 1 km up to (maybe)...
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Weekly raster data for temperature and precipitation in US

I am looking for weekly raster data for US for temperature and precipitation. All the major datasets PRISM, WorldClim etc. are either on a monthly scale or daily scale. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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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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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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National Flood Insurance Data

I'm looking for any data on the National Flood Insurance Program. I've already found a bit but I'm curious if I'm missing anything. Here's what I have: FEMA Flood Risk Rate Maps- https://catalog.data....
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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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Historical weather data in France (Sceaux)

I am looking for historical weather data (mostly temperature and sunshine hours) for France (specifically the City of Sceaux). I found meteofrance who offer free historical weather data per day. The ...
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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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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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