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Historical weather data

For international and historical data, and for a modest number of requests per day, I personally recommend the Wunderground API. Once you register, you can get 500 free requests per day. The URL for ...
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Historical Weather Forecasts

The NOAA / National Weather Service has an archive from the Weather Prediction Center, but it only started archiving most products a few years ago: http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/...
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Historical Weather Forecasts

forecast.io also provides historical forecasts through their API. You can call a past date and time and still get the daily, hourly, and minute forecasts (in addition to actual forecasts). That is, ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

The UNDP gathers and reports data along the line of what you are looking for. I think its a matter of finding the right tables. They collect historic data as well as predicating climate changes to ...
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Sources of weather data

http://www.ecmwf.int/en/research/climate-reanalysis/era-interim A remodel of weather since 1979, based on many many measurements. The resulting dataset contains daily to hourly values around the globe ...
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Sources of weather data

Get the data from BigQuery: https://cloud.google.com/bigquery/public-data/noaa-gsod Sample query: #standardSQL SELECT name, stn, a.wban, TIMESTAMP(CONCAT(year, '-', mo, '-', da)) date, temp, prcp ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

If you are looking for global temperatures that are not constrained to political borders, then you can access 150 years of global temperatures either as a dataset or with Google Earth as an interface. ...
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Downloadable archive of weather conditions for Europe?

There are several related opendata.stackexchange related questions to weather in Europe. Here is a compendium of questions/answers: Weather radar data for Europe, especially Latvia Database with ...
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Is there a vocabulary for linking weather data?

The two links below are NOAA/NWS weather terms used in their datasets: This document is the vocabulary for the annual summaries: http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/cdo/documentation/...
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NOAA Satellite Data API?

Where are you searching? The NOAA and all of its child departments/organizations provide a plethora of satellite and API datasets, including satellite datasets accessible via API. The list below is a ...
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What is the best source of open data on sea level rise in Bangladesh and India?

The NOAA National Oceangraphic Data Center (NODC) maintains data (and datasets) for sea levels and tides. You can get current (hourly) or historic data back to 1994. The data is collected from 289 ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

The US government just last week released climate.data.gov. From their announcement : Data from NOAA, NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Department of Defense, and other Federal agencies will ...
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Is there a vocabulary for linking weather data?

The common vocabulary for weather data is the Weather Exchange Model (WXXM). Read more here: https://wiki.ucar.edu/display/NNEWD/WXXM
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Is there a vocabulary for linking weather data?

We (met.no) plan on publishing a JSON-LD vocabulary for climate/weather data, when we release our public portal later this year. We'll be publishing JSON-LD ourselves as our primary data format. To ...
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Historical weather data

I have written some sample code for directly building a CSV starting with a given date and ending with a given date: https://github.com/joshmalina/pollution/blob/master/notebooks/...
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Extreme weather dataset for all countries from 2008 to 2011

Addressing partly your question: The NOAA has a Significant Earthquake database that can be downloaded in CSV format. The dataset also indicates if the earthquake event was linked to a tsunami.
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How can I get temperature data for each Country (Annual)

This is very coarse data from the worldbank. It shows historical average temperature per country: http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/cckp_historical_data Using their Climate API you can get ...
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License of NOAA hourly temperature data

I have contacted NOAA directly with this question, and the answer was (emphasis mine): As you have described it below, you are not in violation of Resolution 40. This would apply if you are ...
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Dataset of weather as it was *forecast* at the time

We have the data you are asking for in our regional Open Data portal (Basque Country, Spain), so I guess you could have it without purchasing it. I do not know how NOAA works, but here, you could send ...
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Historical weather forecast API

Have you tried Google BigQuery? GBQ has now loaded climate data worldwide from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) from over 9,000 weather stations. The data includes 2015 and ...
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Data on glaciers

The World Glacier Monitoring Service The World Glacier Monitoring Service hosts database with mainly mass balance, front variation and thickness change data. The main website is: http://wgms.ch/ the ...
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Sources of weather data

There's a good list of weather data sources on this excellent website created by Robin Wilson, which I duplicate here in case that site ever goes away: WorldClim: Climate data for past, present and ...
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Average Monthly temperatures for cities around the world

If there is no well documented API for weatherbase.com, it might be interesting to scrape the information. Here is the list of cities the site contains with their URL. You can select some cities and ...
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API for sun radiation / illuminance data?

A great list can be found at: https://www.programmableweb.com/category/solar/api Solcast offers free access to this type of data for researchers and students, which is a great for my research group. ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

Here is a recently updated climate data set from the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit: http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/hrg/cru_ts_3.23/crucy.1506241137.v3.23 It covers 1901-2014, ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Researchs offers teamperature data of 289 countries (and territories) in a monthly frequency for the years 1901-2000: http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/~timm/climate/...
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Climate data from stations in Canada

The CKAN API is documented here: http://docs.ckan.org/en/latest/api/index.html.
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

Have you tried Google BigQuery? GBQ has now loaded climate data worldwide from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) from over 9,000 weather stations. The data includes 2015 and ...
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

For German daily data, start here at the Deutschewettersdienst website. ftp://ftp-cdc.dwd.de/pub/CDC/observations_germany/climate/daily/kl/historical/ ftp://ftp-cdc.dwd.de/climate_environment/CDC/...
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