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Check the Weather  

Developer Tools

A suite of tools designed to support and enhance the implementation of CustomWeather’s products.

CustomWeather API

  • API available in XML or JSON
  • Clients can request data via HTTPS for secure data encryption
  • A proven forecast model with a high degree of accuracy
  • Hyperlocal weather data for over 80,000 locations
  • Ability to refine forecasts down to 100 meter resolution worldwide
  • Engaging satellite, radar and future radar animations accessed via maptile server
  • Visually engaging maps and graphics
  • High degree of scalability
  • Geolookup
  • Over 85 different languages

Cloud Weather Services™

  • Easy access via API, available in both XML and JSON
  • Enables point access in real-time via web service to large gridded data sets, without requiring the download of complete government model data sets
  • Ability to create real-time comparison between models, and create plugins for value-add variables based on raw data from the models
  • value-add variables include a hail index and even wind direction in degrees, which is normally reported as just U and V vectors in government models
  • easy access to many obscure model variables which are critical to specific industries. Examples are short-wave radiation for the solar industry, and soil moisture at various depths for agriculture

Locations

All forecast locations geocoded to provide:

  • latitude
  • longitude
  • time zone
  • state, province, and country

Data Feeds

Data feeds available:

  • Ascii
  • XML
  • JSON
  • data via ftp push or pull
  • SMS is also available
  • can import geospatial data and overlay on maps

Searching

Easy and accurate searching:

  • US zip code
  • regional mapping databases
  • postal codes available for Canada, UK and many other countries.

Languages

Weather data is available in over 80 languages including:

English • French • Spanish • German • Dutch • Italian • Portuguese • Chinese • Japanese

Map Tile Server

  • On­-demand, real­-time weather map tiles
  • meteorological layers derived from dozens of weather models
  • utilizes quadkey structure compatible with map tile systems including Microsoft BING or Google Maps
  • real-time information such as radar, satellite, estimated temperatures, and weather warnings
  • tropical storm tracking

Open GIS-Based Map Server

  • map layers in real-time
  • delivered via http interface
  • set your size and area
  • worldwide coverage
  • various formats and projections
  • use our base map or your own

Custom Web Templates

A web template can be designed around virtually any layout specified by a client.

Sample Code Available

Sample code can be supplied using XML query.

Icons

Multiple icon sets and styles suitable for print, web and wireless display.

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