Articles for "weather station"

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 …

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 …

How to Build a Weather Dataset for Download, Bulk Import or Scheduling

If you have ever tried to download weather data for your specific location(s), timeframe and format needs you will know that it is a challenging exercise. Most of the time the solution is for you use the API to build a script or using coding to create this set. This creates additional cost, time and …

Timeline Weather API

The Timeline Weather API is the simplest and most powerful way to retrieve weather data. You can request data over any time window including windows that span the past, present, and future. The API will take care of the combining historical observations, current 15-day forecasts, and statistical weather forecasts to create a single, consolidated dataset …

How to download weather forecast data as a Microsoft Excel Workbook

In this article, I’m going to show how to download weather forecast data as a standard Microsoft Excel file. The estimated time to complete this exercise is less than 5 minutes. Step 1 – Open the Weather Data Query Page We’ll start by going to the Weather Data Services page.  Then we need to click …

How can I load weather forecast data into Google Sheets?

In this article, I’m going to show you how to easily load weather forecast data into Google sheets.  We’ll walk through the process step-by-step showing you how to construct the query in Visual Crossing Weather and then use the query URL to import the weather results into Google Sheets. Also see our companion article that …

What forecast weather measures are available?

When you are exploring forecast weather data for business and personal use, it is important to know what weather measures are available. In this article we’ll provide a overview of the available weather metrics (also known as weather variables and weather parameters) grouped by theme. In addition, we’ll supply links to more detailed information where …