Weather Data Conditions

The Weather APIs include a ‘conditions’ field which represents a summary of the key weather features for a particular weather record (be it daily, hourly or subhourly record). How is the condition field calculated? The weather conditions field is created by examining the weather that will be or was experienced during that weather record. If …

Severe Convection Weather in the Midwest United States

Severe Convection Weather in the Midwest

Convective storms, and their products, thunder, lightning, heavy rains, hail, and tornadoes cause up to $17 billion dollars of damage each year in the United States. The factors influencing this figure include damage to property, deaths and injuries sustained. In addition, these storms cause disruption in farming and industrial activities. With the frequency of severe …

How to include sunrise, sunset, moon phase, moonrise and moonset data into your API requests

In addition to providing historical weather observations and weather forecast data, the Weather API also provides astronomical information. This astronomical information includes sunset, sunrise and moon phase data. Why is astronomical information useful? Sunset, sunrise and moon information goes hand-in-hand with weather data in many use cases. The information can help answer some basic questions: …

Does weather affect the results of the London Marathon?

Does weather affect the results of the London Marathon?

Every year runners descend on London, England for the annual London Marathon. Can weather change the race? In this blog we investigate whether London Marathon finishing times vary with the weather. Were previous marathons affected by weather? First, let’s take a look at the previous results and if they were affected by weather. Here I …

How can I load weather forecast data into Microsoft Power BI?

In this article, I’m going to show how you can quickly and easily load weather forecast data for any worldwide location into Microsoft Power BI for further analysis.¬† Visual Crossing Weather enables you to import forecast or historical weather data into Power BI. The data can be imported as CSV or JSON depending on your …

Agriculture elements in the Timeline Weather API

The Timeline Weather API includes elements that are designed for use by the agricultural and horticultural industries. These elements are designed to providing weather data that influence those who grow plants or raise livestock. The elements on this page are available only to certain subscription levels. For more information, please see our pricing page. The …