How to fetch weather forecast data from a RESTful web service in Java

In this article, we will use a RESTful web service to retrieve weather forecast data into a simple Java application. We will first retrieve the data as a comma separator value (CSV) string. After that we will retrieve the same weather forecast in JSON format so we can manipulate the weather forecast data easily within …

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 …

Using the time period parameter to specify dynamic dates for weather API history requests

Sometimes when requesting historical weather data via the weather API we wish to request data for a fixed period based on the current data. For example, request the data for yesterday or today. The time period parameter of the weather API allows you to easily request data for dynamic time periods. Example request Here is …

How to find and use sub-hourly historical weather data

While many weather data projects are well served with hourly historical weather records, some have the need for historical weather reports as close as possible down to an exact minute. If your project needs this extra level of finely-detailed data, you already know that it can be difficult and expensive to obtain. Luckily, Visual Crossing …

How to I properly cite or attribute the weather data in my project to Visual Crossing Weather?

First things first, thank you for choosing Visual Crossing Weather as the weather data provider for your project. We’re glad that you found the weather data that you need with us. Now that your project is ready for a big reveal, you need to know how to properly attribute Visual Crossing Weather as the source …

Automate recent weather history data retrieval using Microsoft Power Query

In our previous articles about integrating Weather History data into Power BI and Microsoft Excel, we have used the Visual Crossing Weather API to retrieve historical weather data. In this article we discuss how to make those weather data queries automatically read the latest weather conditions using Microsoft Power Query. If you would like to …