Hourly Precipitation

Overview

Provides hourly precipitation for locations up to 10 days in the future.

By Location

Provides the total amount of precipitation within a user-defined timespan at a specific location. The location is represented by a latitude/longitude pair. Includes an hourly time series. The valid time of each element in the series defines the end of its hourly accumulation period.

GET /hourly-precipitation/{latitude}/{longitude}

Query String Parameters (Optional)

The default response contains results in millimeters for the next 24 hours.

Name Type Description Accepted Values / Range Example
start string start time 1 year ago to 10 days in the future 2015-06-01T00:00:00Z
end string end time 1 year ago to 10 days in the future 2015-06-01T03:00:00Z
unit string unit of measure inches, millimeters inches

Request Example

See CORS for request header details.

$ curl -X GET -G "https://insight.api.wdtinc.com/hourly-precipitation/35.482/-97.535" \
  -d start="2015-06-01T00:00:00Z" \
  -d end="2015-06-01T03:00:00Z" \
  --user <username>:<password>

Response Example

See Status Codes for response code details.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
{
  "latitude": 35.482,
  "longitude": -97.535,
  "startTime": "2015-06-01T00:00:00Z",
  "endTime": "2015-06-01T03:00:00Z",
  "precipitation": 2.5,
  "unit": {
    "description": "millimeters",
    "label": "mm"
  },
  "series": [
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T01:00:00Z",
      "value": 1.25,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-precipitation-analysis"
      ]
    },
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T02:00:00Z",
      "value": 0.25,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-precipitation-analysis"
      ]
    },
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T03:00:00Z",
      "value": 1.0,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-precipitation-analysis"
      ]
    }
  ]
}