26 Weather APIs, 12 Support JSON

Wendell Santos
Jan. 11 2012, 08:00AM EST
ProgrammableWeb recently published an analysis of the top free and paid Weather APIs available in our directory.  Please click here to read the full analysis.

Weather has always been a popular category with many popular Weather APIs listed in our directory. While XML is still the leading data format used, the trend of JSON becoming the developer's choice over the last few years is also reflected in the Weather category. Since the beginning of 2010, JSON is the leading data format used by Weather APIs with 11 added to the directory out of 12 JSON weather APIs. The chart below shows the breakdown of APIs using various data formats. HAMweather Aeris, the first Weather API added this year continues the trend as it supports JSON exclusively. Below is the full list of Weather APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory. Not included? Google's secret weather API.

  3TIER API: Global wind and solar resource data.Track this API

  AccuWeather API: Weather forecast service.Track this API

  Airport Status API: Airport activity and weather information service.Track this API

  data.gov.sg API: Singapore government data.Track this API

  Foreca API: Weather forecasting service.Track this API

  GeoNames API: Geographic name and postal code lookup.Track this API

  George Vustrey Weather API: Weather forecasting service.Track this API

  HAMweather Aeris API: Weather data service.Track this API

  InnerGears Weather by City API: US Weather forecasts by city.Track this API

  Marine/Surfing Weather API: Access to live marine/sailer weather.Track this API

  Met Office WOW API: UK weather observations.Track this API

  Navlost NWX Weather API: Consolidated weather information service.Track this API

  NOAA MADIS API: Meteorological data observations.Track this API

  NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) API: Weather forecast database.Track this API

  Norway Weather API: Weather data service.Track this API

  Onset HOBOlink API: Data logger products.Track this API

  SimpleGeo Context API: Location Context Search.Track this API

  Weather Central API: XML Weather feed.Track this API

  Weather Channel API: Weather forecast data.Track this API

  Weather Underground (Wunderground) API: Weather forecast service.Track this API

  Weather2 API: Weather forecasting service.Track this API

  WeatherBug API: Weather forecast services.Track this API

  WeatherBug GEO API: Weather Mapping Service.Track this API

  World Weather Online API: Global weather information services.Track this API

  Yahoo Weather API: Weather data service.Track this API

  Zypr API: API aggregation service.Track this API

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