20 Oct 2023
While OpenWeather products reach around the globe, we are physically located in one of the most iconic and recognizable of London’s buildings, namely 30 St Mary’s Axe. The building was completed in December 2003, spans 41 floors, and is 180 meters tall. The skyscraper that was designed by Norman Foster has a distinctive elliptical shape which has given it the nickname "The Gherkin".
11 Oct 2023
Getting to the core of apple agriculture
What can be more comforting than the smell of a delicious apple pie? Freshly baked and simply bursting with the wonderful aromas and flavors of a fruit that is loved by millions of people. Apples are found in virtually every market around the world, heralded for being both healthy and delicious, as well as being the source of inspiration to the occasional scientific genius.
10 Aug 2023
The Race to Cut Carbon With Sport
Sport can be seen to symbolize human nature at its very best. For many, it can be a focus, a challenge, and create an individual’s barrier that is there to be broken. It enthuses people of all nationalities, backgrounds and ages, and can bring people together in a way that no other human activity can achieve.
03 Aug 2023
The Buzz of Biodiversity
Our planet’s vivid biodiversity is the result of 4.5 billion years of evolution, and appears in many forms - from genes and bacteria to entire ecosystems, including forests or coral reefs, and even bees. This variety of nature forms the bedrock of our global infrastructure, with food, water, medicine, climate, economic growth all being dependent on the interdependence of ecological systems. Collectively, the benefits of biodiversity are known as “ecosystem services”.
10 Jul 2023
The Weather of Wimbledon
“The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are at their worst.” - Martina Navratilova
Once a year, in an otherwise unknown and somewhat sleepy part of South West London, the world’s finest grass court tennis players go head to head in a sports arena synonymous with some of the most epic of matches. The legendary arena at Wimbledon has seen underdogs achieve greatness, champions take an early exit, and spectators enjoy the delicious taste of strawberries and cream.
21 Jun 2023
Fine Weather for Cycling Apps
The West coast of Ireland has some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable, but is also home to one of the most brutal tests of cycling endurance. The ‘Donegal 555’ is an annual race around a route that exposes the intrepid contestants to 555Km of non-stop cycling that follows the constantly undulating coastal road, exposing the participants to epic climbs, and the raw Atlantic weather.
14 Jun 2023
International Mother Earth Day
On the 22nd April, International Earth Day was celebrated, and used to draw attention to the plight of our planet, and the challenges that we are both facing, and overcoming. Earth Day is seen as being a call to action, to address the increasing issues we are all facing with regard to global warming and climate change, as well as other environmental issues including the threats that flooding, ocean plastic pollution and forest fires pose.
06 Jun 2023
OpenWeather announce new Fire Weather Index
This flexible and accurate product consists of two distinct APIs that can act as a valuable tool in predicting and managing forest fire risk, and create a positive impact in mitigating the damage caused by forest fires.
21 Jun 2022
OpenWeather Sponsors World Data League
The World Data League (WDL) represents the gathering together of the world’s leading data scientists to create real-world solutions to socially orientated problems, helping create a positive impact on our society and environment.