01 Feb 2024
Safety at Every Turn with the newly expanded Road Risk API from OpenWeather
The OpenWeather Road Risk API with increased product coverage and historic data.
25 Jan 2024
Some of the most spectacular and beautiful, yet dangerous and inhospitable regions of our planet lie at its extremes - the North and South Poles. The lowest temperature ever officially recorded on the Earth’s surface was −89.2°C at Vostok station, Antarctica on the 21st July 1983. To put this into perspective, it is 24C warmer than the average temperature of the surface of Mars.
22 Dec 2023
Christmas Around World
This is the time of year when bells start to jingle, tinsel start to sparkle and Santa dusts down his sledge (or surfboard) for another hectic night of deliveries. For many of us, as the weather becomes colder, we start to wonder if we will see a festive dusting of snow.
14 Dec 2023
The Bright Future for Solar with the new 15-minute Solar Irradiance from OpenWeather
With the exciting release of an update to our Solar Irradiance and Energy Prediction service, we look into the state of the UK energy market, how it is developing, and actually how bright its future will be.
01 Dec 2023
Understanding The Four Seasons
As we approach the winter solstice, a time of year surrounded in myths and legends, many people around the world start to prepare for a unique time where the sun appears to stand still. The very word ‘solstice’ means just that, the moment the sun stands still, and changes its apparent journey.
15 Nov 2023
The weather at zero degrees
When temperatures drop to zero degrees, water takes on a seemingly mystical transition from its liquid to solid state. This solid has shaped and molded our planet and our lives, has created devastation, wrecked ships, inspired explorers and preserved our food. Understanding this transition, and importantly predicting when it may happen is one of the most fundamental elements of our modern society.