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



Part of Met Eireann data is accessible through the Met Eireann site but in HTML only. Copyright notice on https://www.met.ie/copyright/default.asp states attribution only required however commercial use of data is prohibited.

Other data is available on https://data.gov.ie/dataset/weather-observations however this is only on a monthly basis. No licence information is provided. The direct links, again, extend out to another website, https://eca.knmi.nl/dailydata/customquery.php where data can only be downloaded on a piece by piece basis. The data on this site does not include all testing stations.

There is no machine readable daily accessible feed of data open to the public that can be found

Reviewer comments

This submission is accepted as the dataset contains 5 days of forecast data for temperature, wind, and precipitation.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y 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
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   TSV
Reviewer   Neal Bastek
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Thu Oct 08 2015 08:48:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)