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Saint Lucia

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

Data Location

  • http://slumet.gov.lc/5-day-weather-forecast/ - 5 Day Forecast
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once No The data is not easily downloadable, However can be captured via copy
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML
    findable 4
    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

    Details

    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.

    Reviewer comments

    The submission was corrected. The data is available for free, but cannot be downloaded. There is no indication of terms of use, hence the data is considered not to be openly licensed. Thank you, Alesha Aris, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Submitters   Alesha Aris
    Last modified   Tue Jan 24 2017 22:29:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)