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Puerto Rico

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 Unsure.
In an open and machine-readable format XML Unsure.
Downloadable at once Yes Unsure.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I used a readily available Internet search engine.
licence_url http://www.nws.noaa.gov/disclaimer.php
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Unsure.
collector_name National Weather Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
characteristics Temperature extremes, Wind speed, Wind direction, Precipitation Amount, Precipitation Probability, Forecast for current day and four following days
location http://www.weather.gov/ - , http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ndfd/technical.htm - Webpage allowing to download data in XML and GRIB2 format

A note on the license: "World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Resolution 40 NOAA Policy NCEI data and products that contain international data may have conditions placed on their international commercial use. They can be used within the United States or for noncommercial international activities without restriction. Redistribution of these data by others must provide this same notification. The non-U.S. data cannot be redistributed for commercial purposes. For details, please consult the WMO policy (link is external)." See further information at: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-support The submission was changed and refers to following URL: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ndfd/technical.htm. As stated in this page, the U.S. National Weather Service provides all required data for Puerto Rico: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ndfd/resources/NDFD_element_status.pdf Thank you, Jacobo Orenstein, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data locationhttp://www.weather.gov/
   http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ndfd/technical.htm - Webpage allowing to download data in XML and GRIB2 format
Data licence   http://www.nws.noaa.gov/disclaimer.php
Data format   XML
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Jacobo Orenstein
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 20:48:35 GMT+0000 (UTC)