Data Source Attribution
The particular web, desktop, mobile application, or API to be provided by Xweather to each Xweather customer may include multiple data sources to fulfill a given request.
Canadian alerts, radar, snow depth, and forecasts may utilize information provided by EC and distributed as a value-added service under the terms of conditions of the following license: https://dd.weather.gc.ca/doc/LICENCE_GENERAL.txt (opens in a new tab)
United Kingdom radar may utilize information provided by the UK Met Office and contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence.
European alerts utilize information from MeteoAlarm.
Global satellite information may utilize information from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sea Surface Temperatures may utilize information from the NOAA CoastWatch / OceanWatch, including data from the NOAA Geo-Polar Blended Global SST Analysis.
Wave heights and other wave data sets may utilize information from NOAA WaveWatch.
Japanese radar information may utilize information from the Japanese Meteorology Agency (JMA).
Australian radar, weather observations, forecasts, and other information may utilize information provided by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and distributed as a value-added service under the terms and conditions of the following license: http://www.bom.gov.au/data-access/3rd-party-attribution.shtml (opens in a new tab)
Air quality forecast contains direct and modified information from Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring System operated by European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ("ECMWF").
European radar and forecasts may utilize information provided by the German Met Office, known as Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD).
River gauge information and the US accumulated precipitation data utilizes data from the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS).
Air quality observations and forecast information from AirNow, operated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Air quality observation information from OpenAQ.org. Data license: https://github.com/openaq/openaq-api/blob/develop/LICENSE.md (opens in a new tab)
Air quality observations from Taiwan Open Data, https://data.gov.tw/licenses (opens in a new tab)
The Drought Monitor products utilize data from the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
USA high-resolution snow depth information utilizes data from the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center:
National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center. 2004. Snow Data Assimilation System (SNODAS) Data Products at NSIDC. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5TB14TC (opens in a new tab)
Vaisala Xweather provides the following data:
- Lighting strike, pulse, and flash feeds
- Lighting threats
- Global and regional Air Quality data sets
- Road Weather Nowcast and Forecasts
- Global models utilized within conditions, forecasts
- European Radar
US Wildfire information from the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). https://www.nifc.gov/ (opens in a new tab)
Canadian Wildfire information from the Canada Wildfire Information System (CWIS). https://cwfis.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/home (opens in a new tab)
Administrative Unit Boundaries from Eurostat utilized for alert boundaries within Europe.
Eurostat Copyright Notice:
When data downloaded from this page is used in any printed or electronic publication, in addition to any other provisions applicable to the whole Eurostat website, data source will have to be acknowledged in the legend of the map and in the introductory page of the publication with the following copyright notice:
EN: © EuroGeographics for the administrative boundaries
FR: © EuroGeographics pour les limites administratives
DE: © EuroGeographics bezüglich der Verwaltungsgrenzen