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Isle of Man

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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format HTML
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Google search
licence_url https://www.gov.im/about-this-site/open-government-lice OGL link in footer
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Met Office, Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man Government
characteristics Temperature extremes, Temperature average, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Amount, Forecast for current day and four following days
location https://www.gov.im/weather/5-day-forecast/ - Met Office, Ronaldsway Airport, all characteristics available in text form, https://www.gov.im/weather/WeatherPdf?FiveDayForcast=1 - Met Office, Ronaldsway Airport, Wind speed and direction, temperature extremes and precipitation amount in mm (downloadable as PDF)

The submission is correct. The data can be downloaded as PDF but it would afford human intervention first to extract the relevant information. A footer at the bottom of the page states that the data is openly licensed: the license allows to "copy, publish, distribute and transmit the Information; adapt the Information; exploit the Information commercially and non-commercially". Thank you, Graeme Jones, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.gov.im/weather/5-day-forecast/ - Met Office, Ronaldsway Airport, all characteristics available in text form
   https://www.gov.im/weather/WeatherPdf?FiveDayForcast=1 - Met Office, Ronaldsway Airport, Wind speed and direction, temperature extremes and precipitation amount in mm (downloadable as PDF)
Data licence   https://www.gov.im/about-this-site/open-government-lice
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Graeme Jones
Last modified   Tue Dec 13 2016 22:42:34 GMT+0000 (UTC)