5 days forecast of temperature, precipitation and wind as well as recorded data for temperature, wind and precipitation for the past year. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data submitted should meet the following criteria:

  • 5 days forecast of temperature updated daily
  • 5 days forecast of wind updated daily
  • 5 days forecast of precipitation updated daily
  • Historical temperature data for the past year

Data Location

http://www.weather.gov.dm/

Comments

The weather data is available online via web link: http://weather.gov.dm/current_conditions.php.

The weather forecasts are given not of a five day forecast but a three day forecast. Information is available via telephone as a weather hotline - (767) 447 5555.

Information is updated daily or more frequently especially when there is ' severe weather conditions approaching.Radio alerts are also recived.

All information is for free except for Climate Data which has to be requested from the Meteorological office. Here is the link as to the details of the fee structure. http://weather.gov.dm/climate_data_fees.php.

The data set is available in bulk for free only to government entities and students, otherwise a fee is charged.

To access bulk data, users are provided with an online form through which they can specify the data requirements. Inform

Reviewer comments

This submission is accepted as the dataset contains 4 days of forecast data for temperature, wind, and precipitation, as well as historical data.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • ? Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Neal Bastek
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Sep 17 2015 10:13:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)