Aftermath Of Sunday’s Buffalo, New York Great Lakes Snowstorm

Western New York State is the subject of a unique weather statement from the National Weather Service. Due to a band of heavy snow and strong winds, there is a “burst of snow” in the area. By Sunday night, Buffalo is under a winter climate advisory for “blowing snow.” Buffalo is accustomed to receiving a …

Monitoring Winter Heating Costs Due to Russia’s Ukraine War

One of the most closely watched consequence of the war in Ukraine is the increased cost of winter heating for the winter of 2022-2023. As of this writing in October 2022, the price of natural gas in Europe has increased more than 600% over last year. While Europe was heavily dependent on Russian gas ahead …

How to retrieve hail, tornado, wind damage and earthquake events in the weather API

The Timeline Weather API includes the ability to include storm reports and other significant weather and environmental events that have occurred near to a place of interest. These events can include earthquakes, hail, tornado and wind damage. When found, events are are included in the daily results of the Weather API. What kind of reports …

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

NOTE This Article refers to the legacy query interface. if you are already logged in , you can access the legacy page by clicking the link to the ‘legacy version’ as shown in the screenshot below Overview This article describes how to create annual, monthly  and daily climate summaries for any location in the world …

How do I create daily statistics for historical weather summaries and climate reports?

When you create a simple historical summary, the weather variables are summarized by their default aggregation method for all time periods in question. For example, the maximum temperature is the maximum temperature for all the selected time intervals. Precipitation is the mean across the same time time intervals.  In many cases, we don’t want the …