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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3
|Downloadable at once||No||The data is not easily downloadable, However can be captured via copy|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||HTML|
|findable_steps||By searching the keywords "weather forecast st lucia" in Gooogle I was easily connected to the St Lucia Met services website. From there the tab 5 day forecast is readily visible|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||3||The data is easily understandable for a 5 day forecast. There appears to be a seasonal tab however the feature is not yet available|
|collector_name||St Lucia Met Service||Homepage: http://slumet.gov.lc/|
|characteristics||Temperature extremes, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Amount, Forecast for current day and four following days|
|location||http://slumet.gov.lc/5-day-weather-forecast/ - 5 Day Forecast|
The data is easily understandable for a 5 day forecast. There appears to be a seasonal forecast however the corresponding webpage is not yet available.