Hourly Solar Radiation

Overview

Provides hourly solar radiation for locations up to 10 days in the future. Supports contouring.

By Location

Provides the total amount of solar radiation along with an hourly time series within a user-defined timespan at a specific location. The location is represented by a latitude/longitude pair.

GET /hourly-solar-radiation/{latitude}/{longitude}

Query String Parameters (Optional)

The default response contains results in Watts per square meter 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

Request Example

See CORS for request header details.

$ curl -X GET -G "https://insight.api.wdtinc.com/hourly-solar-radiation/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",
  "unit": {
    "description": "Watts per square meter",
    "label": "W/m²"
  },
  "series": [
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T00:00:00Z",
      "value": 10.0,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-solar-radiation-analysis"
      ]
    },
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T01:00:00Z",
      "value": 10.0,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-solar-radiation-analysis"
      ]
    },
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T02:00:00Z",
      "value": 20.0,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-solar-radiation-analysis"
      ]
    },
    {
      "validTime": "2015-06-01T03:00:00Z",
      "value": 20.0,
      "products": [
        "skywise-1hr-solar-radiation-analysis"
      ]
    }
  ]
}