Open Knowledge

Weather forecast 70% open


What data is expected?

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

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (xml, csv, html)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as nadian Weather and Digital Archive of Canadian Climatological Data (Surface) published by Environment Canada)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


There are a number of sources for these data.

The weather forecast data are available here -

Historical climate data available here -

Archived data here -

Customized data can be purchased for a fee.

Data do not seem to be available under an open licence,

Reviewer comments

The data were updated from the original submission.



  • Tracey P. Lauriault


  • Tracey P. Lauriault