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Best Weather Data API in the Market

Best Weather Data API in the Market
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AccuWeather API

The AccuWeather API provides subscribers access to location based weather data via a simple RESTful web interface.  Data is available in more than 100 languages and dialects for over 3.5 million searchable locations.

Access to the AccuWeather API requires an API key. Contact to receive an API key.

Pricing: Premium (Contact

Featured Apps: AccuWeather



WUnderground API (aka. The Weather Channel)

The Weather Channel ( bought WUnderground in 2012.  The API provides reliable data, accurate forecast, and global coverage in 80 languages.


Featured Apps: Weather Puppy, etc.



Foreca has a product and service portfolio ranging from ready-to-use graphical elements and applications to robust raw data interfaces and proven capability to provide digital weather services everywhere in the world.

Pricing: Premium (Contact: SALES@FORECA.COM)

Featured Apps: ForecaWeather



WDT SkyWise – Weather as a Service

Particularly good for U.S.. SkyWise is a suite of raw weather data optimized for accuracy and scalability across any platform. SkyWise includes archive, current and prediction APIs and gridded data for integration into your project.

Pricing: Premium (Contact

Featured Apps:


NOAA (National Centers for Environmental Information)

These links provide quick access to many of NCDC’s climate and weather datasets, products, and various web pages and resources.

  1. U.S. Local Climatological Data
  2. Global Historical Climatology Network-Daily (GHCN-D)
  3. Integrated Surface Data, Hourly, Global
  4. U.S. Climate Normals Products
  5. Storm Data Publication/Database
  6. Climatological Data Publication
  7. Hourly Precipitation Data Publication/Database
  8. U.S. Annual Climatological Summary
  9. Weather Maps/Charts
  10. Comparative Climatic Data (CCD)
  11. Climatic Wind Data Publication
  12. Climate Maps of the United States
  13. CD-ROMs/DVDs
  14. Climate Indices​
  15. Global Summary of the Day (GSOD)​
  16. U.S. Historical Climatology Network (USHCN)​
  17. U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN)
  18. Regional Climate Centers/National Weather Service Products
  19. Various Webpage Resources
  20. ​​Analyses/Climate Monitoring
  21. Model Data
  22. Radar Data

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