Getting Started

Your First Query

After you receive your login username and password you can immediately start using and exploring the Weather API.

By clicking on the following example link, for the current air temperature on Mont Blanc, you will be prompted to enter your login details.,6.863229/html

You can then also scroll down to our URL creator tool which will guide you through the step by step process.

How Does It Work?

The URL has the following structure:

For more details concerning parameters, locations and format - click here for more information about the structure.

Looking at the example from above:,6.863229/html


  • now - current date and time
  • t_2m:C - parameter with units (temperature at two meters in degree Celsius)
  • 45.842875,6.863229 - latitude, longitude (Coordinates of Mont Blanc)
  • html - output format

The result is a csv file containing the queried data:


Use a Time Interval

Let’s get the temperature for a ten day interval with temporal increments of one day:,6.863229/html


  • start date: __replace__0T00:00:00Z
  • period: P10D - time interval (10 days) | if a time element (H, M, S) is used, add T: PT15H - 15 hours
  • time step: P1D - time step (1 day) | if a time element (H, M, S) is used, add T: PT1H - 1 hour

Click here for a detailed time description

Let's Add More Parameters

For more than one parameter type them separated by commas:,precip_1h:mm,total_cloud_cover:p/45.842875,6.863229/html


  • t_2m:C - temperature at two meters in degree Celsius
  • precip_1h:mm - precipitation during the last hour in mm
  • total_cloud_cover:p - total cloud cover in percent

Click here for more available parameters.

Get Parameters On a Grid

Interested in a larger area? No problem, just change the coordinates!,10_40,20:100x100/csv


  • 50,10 - latitude max, longitude min (upper left corner of the area)
  • 40,20 - latitude min, longitude max (lower right corner of the area)
  • 100x100 - resolution (grid 100x100)

Click here for a detailed coordinates description.

Output Formats

Just replace csv with your favourite format:

png, xml, json, netcdf...,6.863229/json


  • json - json format

Click here for available formats.

URL Creator

Point list: 50,10+40,20


Rectangle (fixed number of points): 50,10_40,20:11x11


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