UK Met Office Weather Open Data

Data

Published by: Cabinet Office, UK Government Open Data Program
Categories: Weather and Climate, Government
Date added: 11/30/2011
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Data.gov.uk is the UK Government Open Data site on the world wide web. This Met Office UK Weather open dataset is provided to data.gov.uk and hosted by Windows Azure Datamarket. The Met Office web address is www.metoffice.gov.uk.

Service root URL

https://api.datamarket.azure.com/DataGovUK/MetOfficeWeatherOpenData/v1/

This service supports both fixed and flexible query. Some queries may include required input parameters. (learn more about query types)

SignificantWeather

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
Code Int16

Results:

Name Type
Code Int16
Description String

Visibility

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
Code String

Results:

Name Type
Code String
VisibilityRange String
Description String

ThreeHourlyForecast

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
ID Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
SiteName String
Date DateTime
TimeStep Int16
PredictionTime Byte

Results:

Name Type
ID Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
PredictionId Guid
SiteName String
Country String
Continent String
StartTime Byte
Day String
Date DateTime
TimeStep Int16
SignificantWeatherId Int16
ScreenTemperature Int16
WindSpeed Int16
WindDirection Byte
WindGust Int16
VisibilityCode String
RelativeHumidity Int16
ProbabilityPrecipitation Int16
FeelsLikeTemperature Int16
UVIndex Int16
PredictionTime Byte

DailyForecast

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
ID Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
SiteName String
Date DateTime
TimeStep Byte
PredictionTime Byte

Results:

Name Type
ID Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
PredictionId Guid
SiteName String
Country String
Continent String
StartTime Byte
Day String
Date DateTime
TimeStep Byte
WindDirectionDay Byte
WindSpeedDay Int16
ScreenTemperatureDay Int16
ScreenTemperatureNight Int16
SignificantWeatherIdDay Int16
WindSpeedNight Int16
WindDirectionNight Byte
SignificantWeatherIdNight Int16
RelativeHumidityDay Int16
RelativeHumidityNight Int16
VisibilityCodeDay String
VisibilityCodeNight String
WindGustDay Int16
WindGustNight Int16
FeelsLikeTemperatureDay Int16
FeelsLikeTemperatureNight Int16
UVIndex Int16
PrecipitationProbabilityDay Int16
PrecipitationProbabilityNight Int16
PredictionTime Byte

Observation

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
ID Int64
ObservationTime Int32
ObservationDate DateTime
SiteName String
Region String
Country String
Continent String

Results:

Name Type
ID Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
ObservationTime Int32
ObservationDate DateTime
WindDirection Byte
WindSpeed Int16
WindGust Int16
Visibility Int32
ScreenTemperature Decimal
Pressure Int16
PressureTendency String
SignificantWeatherCode Int16
SiteName String
Latitude Decimal
Longitude Decimal
Region String
Country String
Continent String

Site

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
ID Int32
Name String
Latitude Decimal
Longitude Decimal
Region String
Country String
Continent String

Results:

Name Type
ID Int32
Name String
Latitude Decimal
Longitude Decimal
Region String
Country String
Continent String

ThreeHourlyForecastArchive

Input parameters:

Name Sample values Type Required
Id Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
SiteName String
DateTime DateTime

Results:

Name Type
Id Int64
ForecastSiteCode Int32
SiteName String
Country String
Continent String
DateTime DateTime
SignificantWeatherMode Int16
ScreenTemperatureAverage Single
WindSpeedAverage Single
WindDirectionMode Byte
WindGustAverage Single
VisibilityCodeMode String
RelativeHumidityAverage Single
ProbabilityPrecipitationAverage Single
FeelsLikeTemperatureAverage Single
UVIndexAverage Single

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