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 December 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 …

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Visual Crossing Weather Data

This article combines multiple frequently asked questions into a single document. Account Questions How do I sign up for an account? To sign up for an account for weather data or weather API access, please visit https://www.visualcrossing.com/weather/weather-data-services On this page, hit ‘Sign up’. You will be prompted for your email (which will be used as your …

Weather Data Documentation

The Visual Crossing Weather Data platform provides the ability to easily access weather data sets including weather forecast data, weather history data and historical weather summary data. The data is available for download through the Weather Data Download page and is also available through the Weather Data API. This document explains the weather data variables that are available for the …

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

How We Process the NOAA Integrated Surface Database Historical Weather Data

We use a lot of sources for our weather data. One of the richest sources of historical weather data is the Integrated Surface Database (ISD) from NOAA. The amount of data available is impressive. Hourly or sub-hourly weather records for 1000s of weather stations that are, in some cases, over 100 years old. However obtaining and manipulating …