Weather Forecast 45% open

Canada

What data is expected?

3-day forecasts of temperature, precipitation and wind. Forecasts have to be provided for several regions in the country. Short-term weather forecasts are relevant for the general public to plan activities, while also being reliable. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Temperature extremes
  • Temperature average
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Precipitation Amount
  • Precipitation Probability
  • Forecast for current day and four following days

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Quick Google Search
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Environment Canada
characteristics Temperature average, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Probability, Forecast for current day and four following days
location https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/public_bulletins_e.html? - Extended forecast, https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/public_bulletins_e.html - Linklist to short-term and extended forecasts for all regions
Note the modification to the licence GRANT OF LICENSE - The Government of Canada (Environment Canada) is the owner of all intellectual property rights (including copyright) of this Software and Data Product. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to use this software and data product subject to the terms below. This license is not a sale of any or all of the owner's rights. This product may only be used by you, and you may not rent, lease, lend, sub-license or transfer the data product or any of your rights under this agreement to anyone else, except under the following terms and conditions. REDISTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS - You are authorized to further distribute the data or software, including any portion of it, contained in this product under the following conditions only. No fee will be charged explicitly for this Environment Canada product to any party to whom it is distributed. (Charges for value-added services are permitted.). In consideration of the license you are herein granted, you have the obligation to acknowledge the source of the Environment Canada Data with the following layout or something similar: based on Environment Canada data. Redistribution must occur so that any other party must agree to the same redistribution restrictions before use of the redistributed product is allowed.

The submission was changed. It stated that forecasts can be downloaded and that they are available as xml and csv. However, the reviewer was unable to find the data online. Data is not openly licensed, as the submitter states Thank you, Paul R Pival and Tracey P. Lauriault, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/public_bulletins_e.html? - Extended forecast
   https://weather.gc.ca/forecast/public_bulletins_e.html - Linklist to short-term and extended forecasts for all regions
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Tue Mar 14 2017 09:29:12 GMT+0000 (UTC)