Flexible weather data solutions

Download Weather Data

Detailed, high-quality weather data for download

Weather History Summary

Choose a time and city to analyze the weather history and climate patterns

Is climate change affecting you?

Enter your address to see how your temperature is changing

Weather Event Planner

What will the weather be for your wedding, party or business event?

Weather API

Integrate weather data into your app or database

Look up weather history using reports, data export & weather API

Access decades of past weather by city, address, or ZIP code to discover historical patterns for business, education, sports, or hobbies.   Analyze historical weather reports directly on our site or download into Excel, Google Sheets, or any business application.

Global weather reports for any hour or date at any location include historical temperature, rainfall history, and wind gusts.   You can use these to identify historical climate patterns related to precipitation, temperature change, and humidity and how they affect your community, region, country, and even your own backyard.

Pricing & Editions Explore the Weather API

Look up global historical weather data

Weather History Data

Look up past weather reports for any date and location

Global forecasts from sources including NOAA, NWS, DWD, and more

Weather Forecast Data

Global forecast data from sources including NOAA, NWS, DWD, and more

Temperature, rainfall, and more

Temperature, Rainfall History

Weather metrics also include wind, rainfall coverage, and visibility

North American and European Weather Forecast for the upcoming week

Excel, Download, & Weather API

Microsoft Excel add-in, dataset download, and Weather API

Past Weather Data for Excel, CSV & Web Services API

Getting clean, consistent, and accurate historical weather data has long been difficult for home and small business data analysts. Until now, the only options have been slow and frustrating (one-at-a-time web pages and screen scraping) or expensive (thousands of dollars per year or even per month).

Visual Crossing Weather was designed to get you the past weather records and forecast data that you need inside every application.

  • Add-in for Microsoft Excel joins existing workbook data with matching weather
  • CSV export allows import into virtually any analysis tool
  • Weather Data API for data scientists, script writers and developers

Find the weather for any hour or date at any location

Available weather metrics include:

  • Temperature – Including maximum, minimum, and average
  • Precipitation – Including Precipitation Coverage
  • Wind Speed – Including averages and gust data
  • Weather type – what was the weather like?
  • Humidity and dew point

All weather variables are available at the hourly and daily level. In addition, historical climate reports at the day, week, month and year are available. This allows users to investigate the typical climate for a location and how whether the climate is changing.

Beautiful Weather History Reports & Dashboards

Weather Event Planner

Weather Event Planner

Planning a vacation, trip, party or other event? Then you need to know how weather affect your event. Checking the weather forecast is easy if your event is next Tuesday, but what if you are planning a beautiful beach wedding for spring 2020 or your family reunion for next summer in Pittsburgh? Our Weather Event Planner uses historical weather patterns to calculate the range of weather conditions that you can expect for any location and at any date, even one far into the future. The tool not only calculates the expected weather but also describes the worst and best weather conditions that the location has experienced. This helps you know how variable the weather conditions can be for your event and helps you make backup plans to cover the worst-case scenario

Use our free Weather Event Planner right now to bring the power of scientific climate analysis into your event planning process

What’s My Climate Change?

What’s My Climate Change?

There’s a lot of discussion about the changing climate and weather around the globe. However, it can be hard to know how this changing weather is affecting you in the city where you live. Is this hot summer part of a trend or simply part off the normal weather variance? If your hometown weather significantly different than when you grew up there? The Climate Change Dashboard analyzes decades of past weather reports and summarizes exactly how the weather is changing at any location. Not only can it answer your curiosity about temperature change, it can also track rainfall, wind patterns, and even extreme weather events. The Climate Change Dashboard will help you understand what climate change means not only for the world in general, but also for your own backyard.

If you are curious to better understand how climate change is affecting you, try our free Climate Change Dashboard now and find out.

Historical Weather Dashboard

Historical Weather Dashboard

The Historical Weather Dashboard provides immediate access to more than a century of historical weather data. You can easily create beautifully formatted reports describing the weather conditions for any city and date range. On them you will find all standard weather conditions including temperature, amount of rainfall, wind, and humidity. In addition, you can compare the actual daily conditions to the expected and extreme conditions that have occurred in the past 30 years.

The tool is free and easy to use, so if you have the need to quickly look up accurate historical weather data for any location worldwide, go to the Historical Weather Dashboard and start visualizing weather data now.

How do people use weather data?

Optimize your Google Ads by dynamically changing them based on upcoming weather

How to use weather forecasts to optimize Google Ads

Use case:Optimize your Google Ads by dynamically changing them based on upcoming weather.

Use weather forecast data, you can drive customers and sales based on weather conditions specific to the local areas in which your business operates.

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Using historical weather data to investigate Climate Change impact on Hurricane Barry

Using Historical Weather Data to Investigate the Climate Change impact on Hurricane Barry

As we near the end of the 2019 hurricane season, we look back on Hurricane Barry. As the first hurricane of the season, Hurricane Barry, was a relatively small storm and not nearly as impactful as some that came later. However, understanding it can give us a better understanding of the short-term and long-term impacts of severe weather. There are changes that can be made to help minimize the impact of severe storms both small and large, and we will discuss some of those options in this article.

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Announcing Real-Time Historical Weather Data Using the MADIS Observational Weather Database

Announcing Real-Time Historical Weather Data Using the MADIS Observational Weather Database

We are pleased to announce that the Visual Crossing Weather History Database now includes real-time weather observations. You can now get up-to-the-minute weather history data including temperature, rainfall, wind, humidity and heat index if you are using the Weather API, downloading historical weather data or using reports and dashboards.

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How to use weather history to plan your wedding day

Guest blog: Your Wedding Weather - How to use weather history to plan your wedding day

In this guest blog, Wedding Planner Falade Kunle Tom describes how to incorporate historical weather information into your wedding planning using the Visual Crossing Weather Event Planner

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Historical Weather Data for Everyone

Historical Weather Data for Everyone

Visual Crossing’s Historical Weather Dashboard is a giant leap for anyone needing past weather data, allowing anyone access to a deep history of weather records around them. The data is presented in dashboard form to give you the most optimal weather data consumption available in the business world today.

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Announcing the Weather Data Academic & Research Program

Announcing the Weather Data Academic & Research Program

Timely, accurate and complete weather data is vital across many disciplines - business analysis, emergency planning, personal investigation and many more. None may be more important than using weather data in academic research and investigations.

To help students, academics and non-profit researchers, we are pleased to announce our Weather Data Academic & Research Program designed exactly for researchers.

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Where can I find historical rainfall data?

Where can I find historical rainfall data?

Historical rainfall data is easy to obtain from various sources, but the best options differ depending upon your needs. Below, we’ll help sort through the options to find the easiest and best way to obtain historical rainfall data for your project.

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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 the data so that it fits your needs can be a daunting task. In this article we describe some of the lessons we've learned along the way and some of the processes that we use to make the data as useful as possible.

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