Hourly Weather Forecast API - 120 hours

This API returns an hourly forecast in 1 hour intervals from any point on the planet. For non-premium users, this API will return a maximum of 48 hours.

Premium API feature: Returns 120 hours with hours=120.

All parameters should be supplied to the Weather API as query string parameters.

Base URL

HTTP: http://api.weatherbit.io/v2.0/forecast/hourly
HTTPS: https://api.weatherbit.io/v2.0/forecast/hourly
Supported Methods: GET

Request Parameters

key=[key] (REQUIRED)
  • key - Your API Key.
lang=[language](optional)
  • en - [DEFAULT] English
  • ar - Arabic
  • az - Azerbaijani
  • be - Belarusian
  • bg - Bulgarian
  • bs - Bosnian
  • ca - Catalan
  • cz - Czech
  • da - Danish
  • de - German
  • fi - Finnish
  • fr - French
  • el - Greek
  • et - Estonian
  • hr - Croation
  • hu - Hungarian
  • id - Indonesian
  • it - Italian
  • is - Icelandic
  • kw - Cornish
  • lt - Lithuanian
  • nb - Norwegian BokmÃ¥l
  • nl - Dutch
  • pl - Polish
  • pt - Portuguese
  • ro - Romanian
  • ru - Russian
  • sk - Slovak
  • sl - Slovenian
  • sr - Serbian
  • sv - Swedish
  • tr - Turkish
  • uk - Ukrainian
  • zh - Chinese (Simplified)
  • zh-tw - Chinese (Traditional)
units=[units](optional)
  • M - [DEFAULT] Metric (Celcius, m/s, mm)
  • S - Scientific (Kelvin, m/s, mm)
  • I - Fahrenheit (F, mph, in)
callback=[function] (optional: JSON-P callback)
hours=[integer] (optional: return a specific number of forecast hours)
  • 0-120 hours - [DEFAULT] 48 hours

API Endpoints

Description Required Parameters Example(s)
Get forecast by lat/lon lat,lon &lat=38.123&lon=-78.543
Get forecast by city name city, state(optional), country (optional)
  • &city=Raleigh&country=US
  • &city=Raleigh,NC
  • &city=Raleigh,North+Carolina
Get forecast by postal code postal_code, country (optional) &postal_code=27601&country=US
Get forecast by IP address ip
  • &ip=auto
  • &ip=107.13.237.210
Get forecast by Station ip
  • &station=KRDU
Get forecast by city id city_id &city_id=8953360

Example Request:

https://api.weatherbit.io/v2.0/forecast/hourly?city=Raleigh,NC&key={API_KEY}&hours=48

Example Response (JSON):


          {  
             "data":[  
                {  
                   "timestamp_local": "2018-04-02T00:00:00",
                   "timestamp_utc": "2018-04-03T04:00:00",
                   "ts":1503954000,
                   "datetime":"2017-04-03:04",
                   "wind_gust_spd":16.7,
                   "wind_spd":6.4,
                   "wind_dir":45,
                   "wind_cdir":"NE",
                   "wind_cdir_full":"northeast",
                   "temp":25,
                   "app_temp":23,
                   "pop":0,
                   "precip":0,
                   "snow":0,
                   "snow_depth":0,
                   "slp":1017,
                   "pres":1003.5,
                   "dewpt":17.8,
                   "rh":64.3,
                   "weather":{  
                      "icon":"c04d",
                      "code":"804",
                      "description":"Overcast clouds"
                   },
                   "pod":"d",
                   "clouds_low":25,
                   "clouds_mid":100,
                   "clouds_hi":50,
                   "clouds":100,
                   "vis":10,
                   "dhi":178,
                   "dni":3,
                   "ghi":200,
                   "solar_rad":75.8,
                   "uv":2,
                   "ozone":384.5
                }, ...
             ],
             "city_name":"Raleigh",
             "lon":"-78.63861",
             "timezone":"America\/New_York",
             "lat":"35.7721",
             "country_code":"US",
             "state_code":"NC"
          }
        

Field Decriptions:

  • lat: Latitude (Degrees).
  • lon: Longitude (Degrees).
  • timezone: Local IANA Timezone.
  • city_name: City name.
  • country_code: Country abbreviation.
  • state_code: State abbreviation/code.
  • data: [
    • ts: Unix Timestamp at UTC time.
    • timestamp_local: Timestamp at local time.
    • timestamp_utc: Timestamp at UTC time.
    • datetime: [DEPRECATED] Forecast Valid hour UTC (YYYY-MM-DD:HH).
    • wind_gust_spd: Wind gust speed (Default m/s).
    • wind_spd: Wind speed (Default m/s).
    • wind_dir: Wind direction (degrees).
    • wind_cdir: Abbreviated wind direction.
    • wind_cdir_full: Verbal wind direction.
    • temp: Temperature (default Celcius).
    • app_temp: Apparent/"Feels Like" temperature (default Celcius).
    • pop: Probability of Precipitation (%).
    • precip: Accumulated liquid equivalent precipitation (default mm).
    • snow: Accumulated snowfall (default mm).
    • snow_depth: Snow Depth (default mm).
    • slp: Sea level pressure (mb).
    • pres: Pressure (mb).
    • dewpt: Dew point (default Celcius).
    • rh: Relative humidity (%).
    • clouds_low: Low-level (~0-3km AGL) cloud coverage (%).
    • clouds_mid: Mid-level (~3-5km AGL) cloud coverage (%).
    • clouds_hi: High-level (>5km AGL) cloud coverage (%).
    • clouds: Cloud coverage (%).
    • weather: { }
    • pod: Part of the day (d = day / n = night).
    • uv: UV Index (0-11+).
    • dhi: Diffuse horizontal solar irradiance (W/m^2) [Clear Sky]
    • dni: Direct normal solar irradiance (W/m^2) [Clear Sky]
    • ghi: Global horizontal solar irradiance (W/m^2) [Clear Sky]
    • solar_rad: Estimated Solar Radiation (W/m^2).
    • vis: Visibility (default KM).
    • ozone: Average Ozone (Dobson units).
  • ... ]