How to Find Weather Data for your Next Data Science Project

The use of weather data in data science is hugely varied and there are applications in all applied verticals. However at the heart of all data science projects are accurate, trustworthy weather datasets. In this article, we’ll explain the types of weather data available for data science, how to get them, how to make sure …

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

We use a lot of sources for our weather data. One of the richest sources of historical weather data is the Integrated Surface Database (ISD) from NOAA. The amount of data available is impressive. Hourly or sub-hourly weather records for 1000s of weather stations that are, in some cases, over 100 years old. However obtaining and manipulating …

Using Microsoft Excel to Analyze Gardening Weather – Part 3, Growing Degree Days

Create a Growing Degree Days Calculator in Microsoft Excel

PART 3 – CREATE A GROWING DEGREE DAYS CALCULATOR USING HISTORICAL AND FORECAST WEATHER DATA Download the free Degree Day Excel workbook (no add-in required) Learn more In our previous gardening weather blog, we have learned how to use Microsoft Excel to analyze the historical and forecast weather data of a location. We can now identify the …

Using Microsoft Excel to Analyze Gardening Weather and Climate – Part 2

CREATING AN MICROSOFT EXCEL GARDENING WEATHER FORECAST

PART 2 – CREATING AN MICROSOFT EXCEL GARDENING WEATHER FORECAST In our previous gardening weather blog, we set up a Microsoft Excel workbook that displays a summary of the historical weather information for a location targeted towards the gardener. With the historical Excel workbook, we can understand the climate that they can expect for a particular …

Does weather affect the results of the London Marathon?

Does weather affect the results of the London Marathon?

t’s late April and for runners that means it’s time for the London Marathon. Can weather change the race? In this blog we investigate how London Marathon finishing times vary with the weather. Were previous marathons affected by weather? First, let’s take a look at the previous results and if they were affected by weather. Here …