Met Éireann Weather Forecast API

Environment Spatial

Description

The Met Éireann WDB API outputs a detailed point forecast in XML format for a coordinate point as defined by the user.

Data is output in (i) 1-hour intervals out to 90 hours, (ii) three-hour intervals from 90h to 144 hours, and (iii) six-hour intervals from 144 hours out to 240 hours.


Coverage

National Coverage The Met Éireann WDB API outputs a detailed point forecast in XML format for a coordinate point as defined by the user. Data is output in (i) 1-hour intervals out to 90 hours, (ii) three-hour intervals from 90h to 144 hours, and (iii) six-hour intervals from 144 hours out to 240 hours. Further details can be found here: https://www.met.ie/Open Data/Notes-on-API-XML-file V6.odt The meteorological parameters for each timestep are as follows: Timing, Location, Temperature, Wind Direction and speed, Humidity, Pressure, Cloud, Dewpoint, Temperature, Precipitation, Weather symbol This API provides the data used by the point forecasts on Met Éireann's main website and mobile apps.


Additional Info

Field Value
Personal Data No
Sensitive Personal Data No
Business Data No
Spatial Data Yes
Data Sharing Yes
API Available Yes
Open Data Yes
Open Data Portal Link https://data.gov.ie/dataset/met-eireann-weather-forecast-api
Update frequency Daily