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


The Rwanda Meteorology Agency holds weather forecast data for Rwanda and makes clear on their website that people can apply to them for access to this data: https://www.meteorwanda.gov.rw/index.php?id=35

But the data is not publicly available and is only provided under a private licence agreement. Reuse of the data beyond the original licence agreement terms is not allowed.

Reviewer comments

Submission accepted

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
  • N Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Bruce Hoo Fung
Submitters   Stephen Abbott Pugh
Last modified   Wed Sep 16 2015 14:25:10 GMT+0000 (UTC)