Raster Maps

Accelerate insights and decision-making with custom weather visualizations and tile overlay integrations.

Upcoming: MapsGL developer Q&A

In this live Q&A session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask your most pressing questions on both our MapsGL SDK and our brand-new MapsGL SDK for Apple Platforms — from integration to applications and best practices — and get the answers directly from the experts who built it.

The most complete weather mapping platform available.

Extensive library of layers

Generate powerful visuals with unique layers, with options for forecasts and up to 30 days of historical weather.

Selection of base maps

Easily integrate with third-party mapping libraries like Google Maps, Apple Maps, Leaflet, Mapbox, and HERE.

Advanced image customization

Customize layers by adjusting opacity value or customizing tint, and leverage layer blending functionality, such as pulling in terrain topography from a map.

Robust developer support

Industry-leading documentation, SDKs and toolkits, and world-class technical support. By developers, for developers has been our mindset since day one.

Map builder

Quickly and easily create custom maps: Use Map Builder to combine map size, location, base layers, weather layers, overlays, and layer options.

Step-by-step wizards

Your weather data and mapping quick-start assistant, no matter your coding experience.

Popular raster layers


Global radar combining actual radar with satellite derived radar where actual radar information is unavailable


All currently active US, Canadian and European alerts as issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), Environment Canada (EC), MeteoAlarm, and the UK Met Office.


Aggregated cloud-to-ground and intracloud lightning flashes in the last 5 minutes.

Raster map resources


Get started: Trials + pricing

Access to Xweather raster maps starts with an Xweather Flex subscription, our convenient weather API and raster mapping bundle. Get the data you need, when you need it, with access to quick-built, high-resolution weather visuals.

Start your free 30-day trial, build your Xweather Flex subscription, or contact us to learn more.