Academic, student and research discounts for weather data

At Visual Crossing, we are proud to be a trusted source of weather data to the academic and research communities. To help support students and members of the research community obtain accurate weather information, we offer special discount pricing of 90% off any of our monthly plans for individuals who need historical weather data and …

Understanding and optimizing the Visual Crossing Weather Pay-as-you-go plan

The Visual Crossing Weather Pay-as-you-go plan (also known as the Metered plan) is one of the easiest-to-use and the most cost-effective weather data plans available today. It is designed to meet the needs of many different types of weather data users and also be a great way for new users to get started using weather …

How to download the weather forecast for all US Zip codes

US ZIP Codes act just like postal codes in other countries – they provide an easy and structured way to locate an address within a city and state. They are easy to remember and provide a reasonably precise geographical location. This makes them valuable for businesses and other organizations that want to collect information about …

How are weather metrics calculated over various time periods in different weather queries?

While it may seem like an easily-answered question, sometimes it is not completely obvious what exact time periods are covered by a given weather query and how the weather metrics are calculated. The fact is that the traditional standards and customs of weather reporting make up a standard that although logical may not always appear …

Five Easy Weather API calls to Get The Weather Data You Need

The Visual Crossing Weather API is a rich, restful API that you can use to get historical weather data, weather forecast data and even climate data sets into your database, analysis tool or coding project. The API has a rich set of parameters that may be overwhelming at first. In this blog, i describe the …

How to add historical weather data to Qlik Sense

This article shows the necessary steps to quickly and easily load historical weather data for any location of the world into the cloud solution ‘Qlik Sense’ for further analysis.  The tutorial shows step-by-step how to construct the query in the Visual Crossing Weather web interface, how to access the automatically generated connection string and then …

How to load weather forecast data into Qlik Sense?

This article shows the necessary steps to quickly and easily load weather forecast data for any location of the world into the cloud solution ‘Qlik Sense’ for further analysis.  The tutorial shows step-by-step how to construct the query in the Visual Crossing Weather web interface, how to access the automatically generated connection string and then …

How to download weather forecast data as a Microsoft Excel Workbook

In this article, I’m going to show how to download weather forecast data as a standard Microsoft Excel file. The estimated time to complete this exercise is less than 5 minutes. Step 1 – Open the Visual Crossing Weather Data Page We’ll start by going to the Visual Crossing Weather Data page.  Then we need …