Weather Data

Foreca is a one-stop-shop for global weather data

With long experience in digital weather services, Foreca is a technology leader in LBS weather data. Our interfaces support coordinate based queries and location name based searches in all major languages.

Weather API provides with point forecasts

Weather API

Make point forecast queries based on coordinates or location name

Foreca Weather API delivers real-time calculated weather forecasts and closest observations to every coordinate point in the world. The interface is ideal for integrating weather information into mobile, web and navigation applications or proprietary systems.

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Weather Map API

Weather Map API

Weather maps to visualise the weather in location based services

Foreca Map API provides a variety of atmospheric weather forecasts and observations as visualised map overlays. Precipitation, cloudiness and all other weather parameters can be used on top of the maps. The tile-based weather layers can be animated and used in any map-based services.

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Foreca Weather File Feed

Weather File Feed

Foreca weather data delivered as XML or delimited ASCII format file feed

Raw data batch files contain weather forecasts for a fixed location list. Depending on the package chosen, the feed contains current conditions data from relevant local weather stations and weather forecasts for up to 14 days. The feed is available in either XML or delimited ASCII formats.

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Additional Weather Data

Foreca provides the following weather information data that can be delivered together with Foreca Weather APIs or Foreca Weather Feed.

Road weather data

Road Weather

Driving condition forecasts

Foreca Road Weather data API provides real-time calculated driving condition forecasts to any coordinate point in the world. The state of the road’s surface, visibility and other weather events affecting driving are included. Over 40 varieties of driving condition codes are divided into green, yellow and red road segments, representing the severity class.

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Weather Warnings

Weather Warnings

Unified global weather warnings

Weather warnings issued by governmental institutions in various countries worldwide are gathered into our database and delivered through a single data feed. While every country has their own alerting methods, Foreca presents all the warnings as unified categories in a harmonized global offering.

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Weather history

Weather History

Weather observations from the past days

If you want to know what the weather was in a certain location at a certain date in the past, the Weather History API gives you the answer. Make queries based on coordinates, and the feed will provide you the observational data of the day. The standard response includes both daily summary values and hourly values.

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Ski Resort Information

Ski Resort Information

Foreca provides information about ski destinations through a location-based data API. An infotainment system can request a list of possible ski resorts within a given radius around the user’s position. The response will contain general information about the resort, as well as opening times and last reported conditions on the slopes.

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Weather Notifications

Weather Notifications

The Weather Notifications API enables you to set weather-driven push up notifications to applications. The API sends notifications automatically, based on the weather in pinpointed coordinate points. With predefined weather parameter threshold values, you are able to be informed of certain weather phenomena like when rain, heavy wind or exceptional heat starts.

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Climate data

Climate Data

Based on measurements at official weather observation sites, Foreca climate data tables offer accurate information about daily or monthly average temperatures and precipitation. Climate data is available for all Foreca forecast locations, containing over 150,000 named places worldwide.

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High Accuracy Weather Data

The high reliability of Foreca weather forecasts is based on our state-of-the-art utilization of available weather models and data processing methods. Foreca uses a number of post-processing methods to improve raw numerical weather prediction (NWP). All the data sources are verified, and the best verifying method is automatically chosen for any given location.

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