Articles for "weather station"

Modifying the weather station search parameters

The Weather Data Downloads and Weather API retrieves historical weather data from ground based weather stations, in addition to remote dat The Weather Data Downloads and Weather API retrieves historical weather data from ground based weather stations, in addition to remote data such as satellite and radar. Where possible, we bias the results towards the …

How Historical Weather Data Records are Created from Local Weather Station Observations

Visual Crossing Weather Data offers historical weather data coverage for most locations in the world. To provide as accurate a historical weather data picture as possible, the product looks at multiple nearby weather stations so that the most accurate weather picture is created.  This article explains the process used to create the historical weather records, how …

How do I find my nearest weather station?

Visit https://www.visualcrossing.com/weather-history Enter your location and any date range Scroll down to the “Location and station map” section to find your nearest station Background Most weather data today is collected and stored by weather stations all over the globe. Weather stations are all around us; often residing at local airports or municipal locations. When you are looking for weather …

How to use Python and Pandas to join historical weather data to road accident data

I am currently investigating the relationship between weather conditions and accidents by using a dataset of road accidents in Fairfax County, Virginia obtained from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The first step to perform the analysis is to combine the accident data with the historical weather conditions. In this article, we will discuss how …

Weather API Changelog

This article describes the major features added, and any change made, to the Timeline Weather API. None of the changes in this article break backwards compatibility. For full details of the Timeline Weather API, please see the API documentation. 2024 – Q1 Expanded historical data for the Advanced solar elements and wind elements back to …

Timeline Weather API

The Timeline Weather API is the simplest and most powerful way to retrieve weather data. You can request data over any time window including windows that span the past, present, and future. The API will take care of the combining historical observations, current 15-day forecasts, and statistical weather forecasts to create a single, consolidated dataset …

Requesting sub-hourly weather data using the Weather API

Sub-hourly historical weather data, or historical weather data with minute-by-minute resolution can be retrieved by users of the weather API. Please see the weather data editions page for details on which weather API plans include sub-hourly data access. Requests for sub-hourly data mirror the same requests for hourly or daily uses however there are some …