How can I load weather forecast data into Microsoft Power BI?

In this article, I’m going to show how you can quickly and easily load weather forecast data for any worldwide location into Microsoft Power BI for further analysis.¬† Visual Crossing Weather enables you to import forecast or historical weather data into Power BI. The data can be imported as CSV or JSON depending on your …

Agriculture elements in the Timeline Weather API

The Timeline Weather API includes elements that are designed for use by the agricultural and horticultural industries. These elements are designed to providing weather data that influence those who grow plants or raise livestock. The elements on this page are available only to certain subscription levels. For more information, please see our pricing page. The …

Calculating chill hours for fruit plants and trees

Many fruit plants and trees do not produce an optimal crop unless they experience a dormant period with lower temperatures. These dormant periods help the plant rest during the winter period. They also may regulate the plant’s development including the budding time. Unlike a plant hardiness zone, which indicate the coldest temperatures that a plant …

Prepare your Business for Upcoming Freezing Temperatures

Does your business depend upon knowing when freezing temperatures may occur? Shipping temperatures sensitive items, water pipes/pumps, pouring concrete or outdoor employee safety are just a few areas where businesses can benefit by knowing exactly when a freezing temperature is predicted. Typically, systems like this can be a very expensive IT undertaking but in this …

How to Build a Weather Dataset for Download, Bulk Import or Scheduling

If you have ever tried to download weather data for your specific location(s), timeframe and format needs you will know that it is a challenging exercise. Most of the time the solution is for you use the API to build a script or using coding to create this set. This creates additional cost, time and …