Weather forecast accuracy details for Hanford, California

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (October)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
NWS Digital Forecast   96.77% 97.85% 98.92% 98.92% 98.12%
Wetter   96.77% 94.62% 100.00% 100.00% 97.85%
AccuWeather   92.39% 98.92% 100.00% 100.00% 97.83%
AerisWeather   95.70% 93.55% 98.92% 98.92% 96.77%
Weather Underground   93.55% 92.47% 100.00% 100.00% 96.51%
Weather News   89.25% 96.77% 100.00% 100.00% 96.51%
The Weather Channel   93.55% 91.40% 100.00% 100.00% 96.24%
Dark Sky   68.48% 91.30% 100.00% 100.00% 89.95%
Foreca/Vaisala   66.67% 83.87% 100.00% 100.00% 87.63%
Persistence   54.29% 63.77% 100.00% 100.00% 79.51%
OpenWeather   89.25% 8.60% 100.00% 100.00% 74.46%
Weatherbit   77.42% 2.15% 100.00% 100.00% 69.89%
World Weather Online   15.05% 45.16% 100.00% 100.00% 65.05%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2021)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Weather Underground   81.02% 85.46% 96.39% 96.39% 89.81%
The Weather Channel   81.30% 84.54% 96.57% 96.57% 89.75%
AccuWeather   83.15% 85.77% 93.41% 95.69% 89.50%
Wetter   81.39% 82.41% 95.19% 95.56% 88.63%
Foreca/Vaisala   79.44% 75.74% 98.06% 96.85% 87.53%
Dark Sky   75.28% 81.76% 96.02% 96.02% 87.27%
AerisWeather   76.79% 77.34% 96.38% 96.38% 86.72%
NWS Digital Forecast   77.46% 81.10% 92.78% 92.78% 86.03%
Weather News   62.78% 78.33% 91.11% 91.11% 80.83%
Weatherbit   56.60% 50.60% 95.45% 95.45% 74.52%
OpenWeather   63.80% 38.61% 95.00% 95.00% 73.10%
World Weather Online   49.26% 45.46% 94.91% 94.91% 71.13%
Persistence   45.01% 42.36% 90.25% 90.25% 66.97%

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