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Meteomatics as part of the world's largest meteorological event

Meteomatics as part of the world's largest meteorological event

Visit us in Geneva! Themed with the headline "News in the field of forecasting, measurement and analysis technologies", decision-makers from the fields of aviation, shipping companies, port facilities, airports, military operations, research institutes and many more...

Meteodrones pass test under extreme conditions

Meteodrones pass test under extreme conditions

As soon as UAVs reach heights where they even fly through clouds, icing becomes a real problem especially in winter. Here at Meteomatics we are not only making it our business to fly through clouds, measuring weather parameters for our customers and our own...

Meteomatics goes China

Meteomatics goes China

As part of the ongoing expansion of its global partner network Meteomatics is delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Beijing TopFlag Technology Company Limited (TopFlag) at its HQ in Saint Gallen last month. The MoU will underpin...

Meteomatics presents successful founding story to HSG students

Meteomatics presents successful founding story to HSG students

As a university for economics, law and social sciences and international relations, the HSG offers its students a wide range of further education opportunities in the form of workshops or lectures. Frequently, the topics of company formation, corporate strategy and...

How weather information influences your value chain

How weather information influences your value chain

The Intensive Study SME of the University of St. Gallen is a business management training for executives from SMEs and tailored to their needs. The theoretical content of corporate management, strategic management, personnel management, etc. are deepened by lectures...

Meteomatics as an expert on urban climate forecast modeling

Meteomatics as an expert on urban climate forecast modeling

The urban climate is in transition and due to building densification in the cities air flows and temperatures are changing. Climatological influences should now be taken into account in the urban development. Meteomatics provides insight into the performance of modern...

Icing Potential

Icing Potential

Icing Potential Icing is absolutely critical in aviation and in-flight icing on planes are the cause of multiple near-accidents or even crashes. Consequently, it is crucial for aviation to have reliable icing forecasts predicting the expected occurrence of icing on...

Precipitation Type

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...

Stratospheric Polar Vortex

Stratospheric Polar Vortex

This index provides the average wind speed at 10, 50 or 200 hPa between 60°N and 90°N and thus indicates the strength of the stratospheric polar vortex during the polar winter. The SPV index provides a measure of the circumpolar vortex strength and indirectly relates...

Successful despite stagnant economy

Successful despite stagnant economy

The stagnating global economy impacts Switzerland and Eastern Switzerland in particular. However, not all businesses in Eastern Switzerland are affected, as an article by the regional TV broadcaster "Ostschweizer Fernsehen" shows. The St. Gallen company Meteomatics is...

Not just a major city phenomenon: urban heating

Not just a major city phenomenon: urban heating

Not just a major city phenomenon: urban heating   The Urban Heating Effect, i.e. if certain parts of a city is much warmer than rural areas, are long known for metropolises like Los Angeles. However, during the hot summer this year, noteworthy temperature...

Route Queries

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...

New API Features

New API Features

Global Satellite Images: the range of available satellite images has been expanded.