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Azure Maps Weather Services are now generally available

Published date: April 12, 2021

Weather Services use data from leading worldwide weather service provider, AccuWeather.  From mission critical enterprise applications to business-to-consumer facing experiences, Weather Services offer a reliable and easy way to bring globally available weather content to your users.

Key Features    

  • Weather Tile API:  Radar and infrared raster weather tiles formatted to be integrated into the Azure Maps SDKs.
  • Current Conditions:  Detailed current weather conditions such as precipitation, temperature, and wind for a given coordinate location.
  • Minute Forecast:  Minute-by-minute forecasts for a given location.
  • Hourly Forecast:  Detailed weather forecast by the hour.
  • Quarter-Day Forecast:  Detailed weather forecast by quarter-day.
  • Daily Forecast:  Detailed weather forecast such as temperature, humidity, wind by day.
  • Daily Indices:  Daily weather condition indices for specific outdoor activities for next 5, 10 and 15 days starting from current day.
  • Severe Weather Alerts:  Severe weather alerts that are available worldwide from both official Government Meteorological Agencies and leading global to regional weather alert providers.
  • Weather Along Route:  Hyperlocal, up-to-the-minute weather nowcasts, weather hazard assessments, and notifications along a route described as a sequence of waypoints.

Getting started 

To get started with Azure Maps and the Azure Maps Weather Services, please go to the Azure Maps documentation or create an Azure Maps account for free.


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