Open Knowledge

Weather forecast 30% 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? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The data exists at the "Dirección Nacional de Aeronautica Civil - Dirección de Meteorología e Hidrología" They have several types of sensors distributed in the country 1 with several types of readings 2. In the homepage of the agency 3, there is information about the current weather, and a 5-day weather forecast, in HTML format.

However, the Presidential Decree 8701/2012 establishes a payment for accessing this information. The current cost is 7,70 U$D 2 for accessing the daily registry for each parameter by month by location.


Reviewer comments

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



  • Neal Bastek


  • Juan Pane