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 …

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 …

Weather data sources and attribution

This document describes the sources of the data used within Visual Crossing Weather Data Weather Forecast Information We combine multiple weather forecast models to create our 16 day weather forecast. When combining the models and forecast. Weather Forecast Sources National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) : The National Digital Forecast Database provided by NOAA ICON:  icosahedral …

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 …