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About the Meteomatics Weather API

  • Technical details
  • Integration into your systems
  • Data collection
  • API key
  • And more

What Is a Weather API?

An API (Application Programming Interface) provides an interface for various programming languages that allows developers and programmers to integrate the data directly into their systems in the desired format in just a few steps.

The Meteomatics Weather API encompasses a vast range of weather and climate data. It grants access to an extensive collection of over 25 weather models, including GFS, ECMWF, DWD, MeteoFrance, UKMetoffice, and numerous others. With a selection of more than 1800 weather parameters, our interface serves as the gateway to the most extensive database of historical weather data, forecast data, and climate data globally.

Benefits and Advantages of an Interface for Weather Data

Weather data can be complex and is continually increasing in volume thanks to advancements in computing power and weather science. The intricate data formats used for climate and weather data, such as GRIB2 and NC, demand substantial computational resources. Processing vast volumes of data can be both costly and time-consuming. Consequently, weather forecasts often arrive with significant delays, rendering them largely ineffective when they finally become available.

Why Do You Need a Weather API?

With the help of an intelligent API query, the amount of data generated when retrieving weather data can be reduced. We break down the complex data format for weather and climate data into processable data and make it available to everyone with our Weather API.

An API can precisely deliver the data necessary for driving your business forward. Utilize the Weather API as an efficient tool to seamlessly integrate into your programming environment, enabling weather impact analysis and the operation of systems or plants under specific weather conditions. Our API provides data at a significantly higher resolution, empowering you to make informed decisions based on weather situations, enhance efficiency, and reduce costs.

What Does the Weather API Offer?

Obtain the specific weather data relevant to your needs quickly and efficiently. With the API, seamlessly integrate high-quality weather data into various business tools and services. The weather interface's WMS/WFS capability enables smooth integration into visualizations. Open-source data connectors for popular programming languages are available on GitHub at no cost. Furthermore, the data can be outputted in various commonly used file formats.

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Data Collection
We combine existing weather data with unique technologies and the skills of our weather and data scientists to bring you the most accurate weather data.
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Technical Details
Discover all the technical details that allow the Meteomatics Weather API to deliver the best-in-class weather data.
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Obtaining weather data through our Weather API is easy using the URL creator, which generates URLs with properties that consistently follow the same structure.
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The Meteomatics Weather API delivers complex weather data in a user-friendly format, aiming to simplify the integration of this data into existing workflows.
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Weather API Key
Use a username and a password as your Weather API key to gain access to Meteomatics weather data.
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How to Use the Weather API
Discover the full potential of weather data with our guide on how to use the Weather API.
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Thomas Eldridge
Technology Evangelist

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