Precipitation Type

With the new parameter precip_type:idx you can query whether the precipitation is expected to come down as rain, rain and snow mixed, snow, sleet or freezing rain. This is particularly helpful in forecasting certain dangerous situations such as slippery roads caused...

Tableau

Have you ever wondered to get weather data directly ingested into Tableau? This can be either done than with a web data connector (WDC) or directly via WMS. The following screenshot shows how powerful such an integration can be: You can access satellite and radar...

Qlik Connector

Have you ever wondered to get weather data directly ingested into Qlik? The following screenshot shows how powerful such an integration can be: For instance, you can access temperature information at resolution of 90m. From there, you can start overlaying that...

WMS via Cesium Shows the Power of Downscaling

The Meteomatics weather API downscales on the fly from the models' native resolutions to 90m horizontal resolution by using NASA's SRTM topography measured by the space shuttles. Since the weather models typically have a much coarser resolution (1km to 25km or even...

New ECMWF Data Available

Once again, the API was significantly extended: It now features the new shiny ECMWF-ERA5 model for historic reanalysis data in hourly resolution! Finally we could get hold of the hourly resolution data of the ECMWF-IFS model for all four daily runs. And last but not...

Route Queries

The time for a new type of query, the route query, has come! The route query allows you to query the weather along your travel route. All you need to provide is a sorted list of times and a list of locations, both of the same length, and make use of the new optional...