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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
In an open and machine-readable format
Publicly available No
Collected by government Yes
collector_name Malawi Meteorological Services
Controlled access No
The initial submission was amended. It stated that temperature extremes, averages, and precipitation are available online. However, it was found that the Malawi Meterological Services provide 24h forecast for temperature extremes and cloud coverage/precipitation, wind speed and direction at as well as at The forecasts are split into regions. 5-day forecasts are not separated into different days, but the website gives trends how the weather will develop in areas. Since the forecast is not very exact, not split into different days, and does not contain precipitation amount (at the date of review), it was decided that the submission does not qualify for assessment. Thank you, Tricia Govindasamy, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

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Data location   Unknown
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Sun Feb 26 2017 12:07:17 GMT+0000 (UTC)