How to query weather forecasts from the past – Historical Forecasts

Analyzing historical weather forecast data is the an important facet for many weather data users beyond standard forecasts and historical observations. Historical forecasts are often more important for business analysis than traditional historical observation data because customers in many cases base their decisions on future forecast and not the actual weather on a given day. …

Academic, student and research discounts for weather data

At Visual Crossing, we are proud to be a trusted source of weather data to the academic and research communities. To help support students and members of the research community obtain accurate weather information, we offer special discount pricing of 90% off any of our monthly plans for individuals who need historical weather data and …

Where can you find high quality Historical Weather Data at a low cost?

Finding weather data on the internet is easy. While finding historical weather data is a little more difficult, there are various places to find data including free consumer sites, government data feeds, and commercial services and APIs. However, the easiest data sources to find tend to be the hardest to use and the least complete. …

Where can I find historical heat index and wind chill data?

Historical heat index and wind chill data are very important “feels like” weather measures for use in measuring the comfort level of people and animals outdoors. Whether you are using these metrics to plan events, predict attendance levels, or plan heating and cooling for large groups or your personal outdoor activities, a weather data service …

What historical weather measures are available?

When you are exploring historical weather data for business and personal use, it is important to know what weather measures are available. In this article we’ll provide a overview of the available weather metrics (also known as weather variables and weather parameters) grouped by theme. In addition, we’ll supply links to more detailed information where …

Where can I find historical cloud and visibility data?

Historical cloud cover and visibility data are useful weather measures that are needed in various transportation, business, and recreational activities. Whether you are looking for cloud data to analyze solar panel performance, manage air travel, or determine the best places and nights for stargazing, a weather data service such as Visual Crossing Weather can provide …