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 …

How to use the Microsoft Excel WEBSERVICE function to retrieve weather data

The Microsoft Excel WEBSERVICE function retrieves data from a URL into a single cell within an Excel worksheet. In this article we describe how to use WEBSERVICE to retrieve weather forecast and historical weather data directly into Excel without the need for macros or scripts. However, is it always the best way to work with …

Replacing the OpenWeatherMap API with Visual Crossing Weather

Visual Crossing is a superior replacement for the OpenWeatherMap API (also known as the OpenWeather API) in both cost and functionality. By offering up to 1000 free results a day and full access to forecast historical data, Visual Crossing Weather makes it easy for everyone to test the API, compare data, evaluate extended weather functionality, …

How to import weather data into Microsoft SQL Server

When you want to drive data analysis of all types including data science and business intelligence applications, loading weather data into a relational databased is often the first step. As one of the most popular database platforms in the world, Microsoft SQL Server is the backend datastore for millions of applications from homebrew to enterprise. …

Plan for the weather on your next camping or RV trip

If you are a keen campers or RV-ers like our family, you are looking forward to a summer of exploration. Exploring beaches, cities and mountains around the country is what makes camping and RV-ing such as wonderful experience. However camping is inherently weather-based. Extremely hot or cold weather or strong storms, hurricanes (and blizzards if …