NAME

Nowcast - Nowcast for a specified place.

DESCRIPTION

This modules implements nowcast for one location, that is, a forcast for the next two hours.

The output is precipitation with unit mm/h. Currently only the area where we have radar coverage is supported. If the requests is outside the supported range, a 422 Unprocessable Entity error is returned.

Sometimes we do not have enough current data to make an accurate prediction (e.g. because a radar is temporarily not delivering data). In such cases the service will return XML with an empty weatherdata element.

Restrictions

The availability and content of this product may change without further notice.

USAGE

Parameters

Not all combinations are valid.

Sample request URLs:

Oslo
    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/?lat=59.933333&lon=10.716667
Bergen
    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/?lat=60.389444&lon=5.33
Trondheim
    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/?lat=63.430821&lon=10.40345
Tromsø
    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/?lat=69.682778&lon=18.942778
Vardø
    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/?lat=70.370556&lon=31.024167

Coverage

You can download the ESRI Shapefile (as a ZIP archive) describing the geographical area covered by the product here:

    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/coverage

Schema

The schema for the xml delivered by this product is available here:

    https://beta.api.met.no/weatherapi/nowcast/0.9/schema

CHANGELOG

2017-09-11

Added coverage method

2017-06-21

New schema, now returns empty XML when no radar data available

version 0.9 : 2016-05-01

Initial version