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Title: Weather Underground API based idea
Post by: stephen on January 05, 2018, 10:20:33 AM
Bob's interesting presentation got me thinking about another way to predict local weather conditions.
I wonder if the Weather Underground API could be used to build an application in javascript that could be used to do short term predictions.
I'm thinking if one could automate checking of personal weather stations in a small grid around a location, one could determine humidity gradients in time and space.
As Jeff brought up, one would need to first select those weather stations which show believable conditions, as some do seem out of calibration.
The "developer" key at Weather Underground permits 500 accesses per day is free. Max is 10 per minute.