Weather Forecast 78% open

Israel

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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

Data format

HTML, XML

Data Location

  • http://www.ims.gov.il/ims/all_tahazit/
  • http://www.ims.gov.il/IMSEng/All_tahazit/Model%20based% - Israel Metorological Center, Meteograms containing all required data as a GIF file.
  • https://ims.data.gov.il/sites/default/files/isr_cities. - Israel Metorological Center, XML file with 3 day forecasts for 15 cities in Israel
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/ODOT/TermsOfUse.htm
    Downloadable at once Yes 1) Data.gov.il arachive: https://ims.data.gov.il/ 2) XML/RSS: http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/All_tahazit/RSSFeeds.htm
    Up-to-date Yes Updates daily
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML, XML
    findable 4
    findable_steps searched "official weather in israel" (Hebrew) in google. first result.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3 XML and RSS are available, and so is a database with filtering options on data.gov.il.
    collector_name Israel Metorological Center
    characteristics Temperature extremes, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Amount, Precipitation Probability, Forecast for current day and four following days Precipitation Amount and Probability are available on a different page ("Rain Radar": http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/tazpiot/RainRadar.htm)
    location http://www.ims.gov.il/ims/all_tahazit/ - , http://www.ims.gov.il/IMSEng/All_tahazit/Model%20based% - Israel Metorological Center, Meteograms containing all required data as a GIF file. , https://ims.data.gov.il/sites/default/files/isr_cities. - Israel Metorological Center, XML file with 3 day forecasts for 15 cities in Israel

    Details

    Data is split across various places. Precipitation amount and probability are available on a different page than the rest of the forecasts ("Rain Radar": http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/tazpiot/RainRadar.htm) The data can be downloaded at once: XML and RSS are available, and so is a database with filtering options on data.gov.il. 1) Data.gov.il arachive: https://ims.data.gov.il/ 2) XML/RSS: http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/All_tahazit/RSSFeeds.htm, as well as https://ims.data.gov.il/sites/default/files/isr_cities.xml The weather codes used in the XML file are explained in this document: http://www.ims.gov.il/NR/rdonlyres/640AB3AE-BDF8-4B82-A4BE-F56C4D21C720/0/קודיםלאתר.pdf

    Reviewer comments

    The submission is correct. As the terms of use state, the data cannot be altered: http://www.ims.gov.il/IMS/ODOT/TermsOfUse.htm. Therefore the terms of use do not comply with the OpenDefinition, the data is not openly licensed. Thank you for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Fri Dec 16 2016 16:01:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)