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 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 …

How to replace the Dark Sky API with Visual Crossing Weather

Dark Sky have recently announced the termination of their Dark Sky Weather API. In this article, we describe the steps to convert an existing application from the Dark Sky API to the Visual Crossing Weather API. API Differences Both the Dark Sky API and the Visual Crossing Weather API offer weather data APIs however there …

Weather Alerts

In addition to basic weather forecast information, we also support retrieving weather alerts for many locations. Weather alerts are alerts, warnings and other high priority information issued by local weather organizations that indicate severe weather or other weather conditions of note that the population should take action on or be aware of. Geographical availability We …