Understanding the “fair use” system in Visual Crossing Weather

Visual Crossing Weather is the most powerful and cost effective way to obtain weather data for your data analysis project, weather app, or virtually any other weather use case. We pride ourselves in providing the highest-quality weather data at the most affordable prices. In order to protect our user community from runaway scripts, malicious abusers, …

Importing data from a JSON Weather API into Microsoft Excel using Power Query

In this article we are going to demonstrate how to import data from a RESTful Weather API. This API returns JSON-based data into Microsoft Excel. We are also going to explain how to create a loop within our script so that we can call the API multiple times for multiple locations and create a combined …

What is a Weather API?

A weather API is an Application Programming Interface that allows weather data to be queried from scripts and code. Good weather APIs provide both historical weather data and forecast data via an easy-to-use, well-defined programming interface. The best APIs have dozens of weather measures, near-real-time current conditions reporting, and decades of worldwide historical weather reports. …

Where can I find historical precipitation data?

Historical precipitation data is an important weather measure that is very useful for many types of personal analyses and business use cases. Whether you are looking for precipitation data to plan a trip, schedule a conference, or optimize agriculture, a weather data service such as Visual Crossing Weather can provide precipitation data easily using global …