The service gives access to accumulated data on climate for locations worldwide but with emphasis on the continental United States. Data sum conditions recorded annually, by month, by day, and even hourly. Available data include recorded temperatures, normal temperature ranges, heating and cooling degree days, precipitation, and drought conditions.
API methods support retrieval of data for a specified time range, annual, monthly, daily, or hourly. Requests specify dataset, locations and location types, reporting stations, and particular data elements to be returned.
Data and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) go hand-in-hand. Application developers connect to endless sorts of data repositories with APIs, and ProgrammableWeb is the source to discover the best ones for their applications. Here we check out the ten most popular Data APIs in our directory.
This article features ProgrammableWeb's Top 10 Weather APIs, selected on a variety of metrics, including PW followers, GitHub and Twitter activity, and recent news. Our Top Weather and Climate APIs include but are not limited to, BloomSky, AccuWeather, Open Weather Map, and Weather Underground.