Weather forecast accuracy details for Sparta, Ohio

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 (January)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
AerisWeather   81.72% 73.12% 82.80% 82.80% 80.11%
AccuWeather   75.00% 78.41% 78.41% 78.41% 77.56%
The Weather Channel   82.80% 75.27% 74.19% 74.19% 76.61%
Foreca/Vaisala   58.06% 74.19% 83.87% 83.87% 75.00%
Microsoft   72.22% 75.56% 75.00% 76.67% 74.86%
NWS Digital Forecast   86.67% 70.00% 68.89% 68.89% 73.61%
Weatherbit   72.22% 70.00% 73.33% 73.33% 72.22%
World Weather Online   60.22% 58.06% 79.57% 79.57% 69.35%
Pirate Weather   76.34% 51.61% 72.04% 72.04% 68.01%
OpenWeather   63.44% 44.09% 77.42% 77.42% 65.59%
Wetter   58.06% 59.14% 61.29% 58.06% 59.14%
Persistence   27.40% 25.68% 49.32% 49.32% 37.93%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2023)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   82.69% 80.40% 86.81% 86.81% 84.18%
Microsoft   79.23% 78.63% 85.87% 85.87% 82.40%
Foreca/Vaisala   78.02% 76.65% 87.27% 87.27% 82.30%
AccuWeather   80.04% 80.06% 82.70% 82.51% 81.33%
AerisWeather   77.84% 76.28% 83.61% 83.61% 80.33%
Weatherbit   73.35% 71.66% 80.04% 79.94% 76.25%
NWS Digital Forecast   77.13% 73.70% 76.27% 76.27% 75.85%
World Weather Online   61.78% 55.94% 75.86% 75.86% 67.36%
Pirate Weather   63.44% 40.33% 82.14% 82.14% 67.01%
OpenWeather   59.89% 45.79% 80.95% 80.95% 66.90%
Wetter   54.76% 59.71% 77.84% 74.73% 66.76%
Persistence   28.66% 26.59% 54.07% 54.07% 40.85%

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