Additional Documents, Links, and Resources about Weather and Accuracy

Weather Forecast Accuracy Articles

These are articles and other information about calculating the accuracy of weather forecasts.

Find the Most Accurate Weather Forecast — Lifehacker reviews ForecastAdvisor to determine alternatives to Dark Sky after purchase by Apple.

This is the most accurate weather website — KROC uses ForecastAdvisor to find the most accurate weather forecasts for Minnesota.

Weather apps and sites you don't want to overlook — How to better understand the source of weather forecast information, identify accurate forecast providers for a location, and obtain additional weather data either for free or a relatively small fee.

Your weather app may not be as reliable as you thought — Where exactly do these forecasts come from, and how do you know if you can trust them?

Best Weather Forecast Sites

These are the best weather forecasting sites on the web. All of these weather forecasters provide free worldwide forecasts and have other great features.

Accuweather — Features Hour-by-Hour and 15-day local forecasts for over 2.7 million locations; extensive radar and maps; weather news stories, videos, and blogs; extreme weather and health indices.

AerisWeather — AerisWeather enables customers to harness the dynamic power of weather data and imagery in their products, services, and business intelligence tools.

Foreca/Vaisala — Foreca provides wide range of weather solutions for media: websites, weather videos, newspapers, and many more.

National Weather Service — Official U.S. weather, marine, fire and aviation forecasts, warnings, meteorological products, climate forecasts and information about meteorology.

OpenWeather — For each point on the globe, OpenWeather provides historical, current and forecasted weather data via light-speed APIs.

The Weather Channel — Offers forecasts for cities worldwide as well as radar and satellite maps. Also includes news stories and allergy information.

Weather Underground — Provides weather information for worldwide locations, including current conditions, hourly forecasts, radar and satellite maps.

Wetter — The most popular online weather portal in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

World Weather Online — World Weather Online is dedicated to providing global weather forecast and weather content for websites, businesses and the travel industry.

Additional Weather Sites

These websites are great, but provide regional or niche weather forecasts or other information relating to weather and weather forecasting.

RadarScope — Incredible mobile radar app.

Severe Warning Systems — Research and analysis of severe weather for application of effective early warning systems and future deterrent programs.

Ventusky — A top-quality application that clearly displays meteorological data from around the world.

WindFinder — Wind forecasts, wind speed, live weather, and wind map for kitsurfing, windsurfing, sailing, and fishing.

Windy — Cool map visualizations of real-time radar and weather data.

Other Interesting Sites

These sites are regional or local sites, website directories, or have other information that would be of interest to those curious about the weather.

American Meteorological Society — Promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.

Davis — Davis provides reliable, affordable, and precision weather instruments and data communication platforms for homes, schools, businesses, governments, and farms.

National Weather Association — The NWA is a member-led, all inclusive, 501(c)6 non-profit, professional association supporting and promoting excellence in operational meteorology and related activities since 1975.

NaturesList.org — Resources about weather, the environment, natural living, and more.