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World Weather Data API

Retrieve instant, accurate weather information for
any location in the world in lightweight JSON format

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New York, United States
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 6.1 kmph Precip: 0.00 mm Pressure: 1025.0 mb 21.0 °c
MON 21.0 °c
TUE 23.3 °c
WED 27.8 °c
THU 31.3 °c
FRI 17.0 °c
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Our API covers global weather data across the board — from a multi-year history all the way to live information and accurate weather forecasts.

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{
    "request": {
        "type": "City",
        "query": "New York, United States of America",
        "language": "en",
        "unit": "m"
    },
    "location": {
        "name": "New York",
        "country": "United States of America",
        "region": "New York",
        "lat": "40.714",
        "lon": "-74.006",
        "timezone_id": "America/New_York",
        "localtime": "2019-09-08 09:36",
        "localtime_epoch": 1567935360,
        "utc_offset": "-4.0"
    },
    "current": {
        "observation_time": "01:36 PM",
        "temparature": 18,
        "weather_code": 113,
        "weather_icons": [
            "https://assets.weatherstack.com/images/wsymbols01_png_64/wsymbol_0001_sunny.png"
        ],
        "weather_descriptions": [
            "Sunny"
        ],
        "wind_speed": 7,
        "wind_degree": 270,
        "wind_dir": "W",
        "pressure": 1018,
        "precip": 0,
        "humidity": 70,
        "cloudcover": 0,
        "feelslike": 18,
        "uv_index": 5,
        "visibility": 16
    },
    "historical": {
        "2013-07-01": {
            "date": "2013-07-01",
            "date_epoch": 1372636800,
            "astro": {
                "sunrise": "05:29 AM",
                "sunset": "08:31 PM",
                "moonrise": "12:59 AM",
                "moonset": "02:42 PM",
                "moon_phase": "Last Quarter",
                "moon_illumination": 40
            },
            "mintemp": 21,
            "maxtemp": 25,
            "avgtemp": 22,
            "totalsnow": 0,
            "sunhour": 12.5,
            "uv_index": 5
        }
    }
}
{
    "request": {
        "type": "City",
        "query": "San Francisco, United States of America",
        "language": "en",
        "unit": "m"
    },
    "location": {
        "name": "San Francisco",
        "country": "United States of America",
        "region": "California",
        "lat": "37.775",
        "lon": "-122.418",
        "timezone_id": "America/Los_Angeles",
        "localtime": "2019-09-03 05:35",
        "localtime_epoch": 1567488900,
        "utc_offset": "-7.0"
    },
    "current": {
        "observation_time": "12:35 PM",
        "temparature": 16,
        "weather_code": 122,
        "weather_icons": [
            "https://assets.weatherstack.com/images/symbol.png"
        ],
        "weather_descriptions": [
            "Overcast"
        ],
    "wind_speed": 17,
    "wind_degree": 260,
    "wind_dir": "W",
    "pressure": 1016,
    "precip": 0,
    "humidity": 87,
    "cloudcover": 100,
    "feelslike": 16,
    "uv_index": 0,
    "visibility": 16
    }
}
{
    "request": {
        "type": "City",
        "query": "Chicago, United States of America",
        "language": "en",
        "unit": "m"
    },
    "location": {
        "name": "Chicago",
        "country": "United States of America",
        "region": "Illinois",
        "lat": "41.850",
        "lon": "-87.650",
        "timezone_id": "America/Chicago",
        "localtime": "2019-09-08 08:39",
        "localtime_epoch": 1567931940,
        "utc_offset": "-5.0"
    },
    "current": {
        "observation_time": "01:39 PM",
        "temparature": 19,
        "weather_code": 122,
        "weather_icons": [
            "https://assets.weatherstack.com/images/wsymbols01_png_64/wsymbol_0004_black_low_cloud.png"
        ],
        "weather_descriptions": [
            "Overcast"
        ],
        "wind_speed": 17,
        "wind_degree": 100,
        "wind_dir": "E",
        "pressure": 1019,
        "precip": 0,
        "humidity": 73,
        "cloudcover": 100,
        "feelslike": 19,
        "uv_index": 4,
        "visibility": 16
    },
    "forecast": {
        "2019-09-08": {
            "date": "2019-09-08",
            "date_epoch": 1567900800,
            "astro": {
                "sunrise": "06:23 AM",
                "sunset": "07:13 PM",
                "moonrise": "04:25 PM",
                "moonset": "12:58 AM",
                "moon_phase": "First Quarter",
                "moon_illumination": 62
            },
            "mintemp": 10,
            "maxtemp": 18,
            "avgtemp": 16,
            "totalsnow": 0,
            "sunhour": 6.5,
            "uv_index": 4
        }
    }
}
  • Reliable Data Sources

    Powered by a strong backbone of data sources, our weather data API comes with the highest level of reliability, consistency and accuracy.

  • Lightning-fast Response

    Weather data is delivered in lightweight JSON format to ensure a high level of speed and compatibility with any programming language.

  • Scalable Infrastructure

    Our REST API is backed by scalable cloud infrastructure built and maintained by apilayer, capable of handling billions of requests per day.

  • Flexible Location Lookup

    Millions of locations can be looked up by city or region name, ZIP code, IP address, or even using latitude and longitude coordinates.

  • Bank-Level Security

    All data streams sent to and from the weatherstack API are secured using industry-standard 256-bit HTTPS (SSL) encryption.

  • Extensive API Documentation

    An API is only as good as its documentation, which is why a series of interactive code examples in multiple languages are waiting for you.

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