Setting the Location Source for the Visual Crossing Weather Add-in

There are two types of Location sources that can be provided to the Weather Excel Add-in: Latitude/Longitude and Address. This article describes how to use both forms. Latitude/Longitude Location Source Latitude and longitude are used to locate points on the globe as a pair of coordinates represented by numbers. Latitude represents how far north/south the …

Getting Started With Shipment Weather

Many businesses ship weather-sensitive products such as wine, food, beverages, and pharmaceuticals. Shipment Weather uses worldwide weather forecast data to verify that the weather at the shipping destination is within provided parameters that will not damage the items being shipped.  Users can plan shipments that reduce product spoilage and increase customer satisfaction. The tool helps …

How to create annual or monthly climate summaries and normals for a location

Overview This article describes how to create annual, monthly  and daily climate summaries for any location in the world using Visual Crossing Weather Data. The article uses the ‘Historical Summary’ feature of Visual Crossing Weather to create a report by analyzing the historical records over multiple years.  Once we have created simple climate summaries by …

How to use historical weather data to forecast the weather for any day of the year.

When we need to know what will happen with the weather in the next couple of weeks, we can turn to the traditional weather forecast. The standard weather forecasts are based around computer models that simulate what will happen with the weather over the next few weeks.  But what happens when you aren’t interested in the next …

How Historical Weather Data Records are Created from Local Weather Station Observations

Visual Crossing Weather Data offers historical weather data coverage for most locations in the world. To provide as accurate a historical weather data picture as possible, the product looks at multiple nearby weather stations so that the most accurate weather picture is created.  This articles explains the process used to create the historical weather records, how …

Available Data for Visual Crossing Weather – Updated January 2020

Overview The Visual Crossing Weather platform is able to join and analyze both historical weather and weather forecast data from many sources. The  product includes both historical and forecast weather data loaded periodically from various data providers. This document describes the data that is currently available.  (Please note that additional data options are available for …

How to sign up for a Weather Data & Weather API Account

Overview This article describes the steps to sign up for Visual Crossing Weather Data Services and the Visual Crossing Weather API. In addition, the article describes the steps to view your account information and modify your subscription or payment information. Accessing the Weather Data Services Page Sign up for weather data viewing, data download and …