Hurricane Ida Rainfall – Science or Media Exaggeration?

Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida intensified late in August and made landfall west of New Orleans as a category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150mph. With it brought a tremendous amount of damaging winds and rain. Over the next few days it went through the middle of the United States from Louisiana, Mississippi, and all the way …

Using remote data sources in the Weather API

The Visual Crossing Weather API provides access to both historical and future, forecasted weather data. Wherever possible, we use official, physical weather station observations to provide the historical weather data. This ensures that the observations are of the highest quality. However in some cases, such as remote locations away from official weather stations or stations …

How to query weather forecasts from the past – Historical Forecasts

Analyzing historical weather forecast data is the an important facet for many weather data users beyond standard forecasts and historical observations. Historical forecasts are often more important for business analysis than traditional historical observation data because customers in many cases base their decisions on future forecast and not the actual weather on a given day. …