Weather Forecast 45% open


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 Greek: in English:
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 Users have to click on the "Forecast" button the home page, then click on a fairly small button at the bottom of the page (called "Meteogram") to view all data at once.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Hellenic National Meterological Service
characteristics Temperature extremes, Temperature average, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Amount, Precipitation Probability
location - Weather forecasts and observations for Greece.
The data are not machine readable and not openly licensed

The website provides all data at: Current observations are available at: The data is not openly licensed as it is stated in the terms of use: "The content of this website is freely available for informational purposes. The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) reserves the copyright for all material presented in these pages. Commercial use of this website, or parts of it by third parties is prohibited. For non-commercial public use of this site, authorization by the HNMS is required." Also manual transcriptions would be necessary to make the data usable - they are stored in an image file, embedded in HTML. That's why the submitter's original assessment of data usability was changed by the reviewer. Thank you, Kleanthis Koupidis, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location - Weather forecasts and observations for Greece.
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Kleanthis Koupidis
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 14:04:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)