How to include sunrise, sunset, moon phase, moonrise and moonset data into your API requests

In addition to providing historical weather observations and weather forecast data, the Weather API also provides astronomical information. This astronomical information includes sunset, sunrise and moon phase data. Why is astronomical information useful? Sunset, sunrise and moon information goes hand-in-hand with weather data in many use cases. The information can help answer some basic questions: …

How your data is used within Visual Crossing

We are aware how important your secure, confidential data is, and Visual Crossing takes great care to ensure that any confidential data entrusted to us stays completely confidential. Fortunately, you will find that Visual Crossing rarely handles and never stores confidential data except in very special and completely optional situations entirely under your control. (These …

Using remote data sources in the Weather API

The Visual Crossing Weather API provides access to both historical and future, forecasted weather data. Wherever possible, we use official, physical weather station observations to provide the historical weather data. This ensures that the observations are of the highest quality. However in some cases, such as remote locations away from official weather stations or stations …

How to debug problems when running weather API queries in code

This article provides suggestions on how to troubleshoot and resolve some of the common problems we see people when people attempt to run weather API queries in code. The suggestions are listed in order that you should use to troubleshoot any problems. Does the query run in a browser? If your Weather API query doesn’t …