General weather interface/v2.5
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API call examples
Scenarios of weather apps
- New York: Weather forecast for New York including real time condition, 2h minutely precipitation forecast, 48h hourly general forecast, 5d daily general forecast, in English and Imperial and US customary measurement systems.
- Tokyo: Weather forecast for Tokyo including real time condition, 2h minutely precipitation forecast, 48h hourly general forecast, 5d daily general forecast, in Japanese and Metric measurement system.
Scenarios of planning software
- Short term: 24 hour hourly forecast
- Long term: 10 days daily forecast
Scenarios of scientific instrument
- Assume an instrument on an ocean drilling ship need to get hourly data for next 12 hour
Scenarios of Real-time cases
- Assume a drone control system need the current realtime weather data, but the data should be in SI unit system for convenience of control calculation.
Scenarios of webapps
- with jsonp callback
- lang: optional, the language, default value is
zh_CN, you can set any one of
- unit: optional, the unit system, default value is
metric, you can set any one of
- granu: optional, the temporal granularity, default value is
realtime,minutely,hourly,daily, you can set any one or combinations of
- hourlysteps: optional, how many hours will be present in hourly forecast, default value is
48hours and maximal value is
- dailysteps: optional, how many days will be present in daily forecast, default value is
5days and maximal value is