OnPoint API

The OnPoint® API provides immediate access to all OnPoint Products including:

  • Alerts
  • Analytics
  • Astronomical Data
  • Climatological Data
  • Geospatial Products
  • Graphics
  • Nowcasts
  • Perils
  • Weather Data: Historical & Forecast

New within API v2:

  • HRRR Forecasts
  • Weather Icons and descriptions 
  • ECMWF Forecasts
  • Dynamic Elevation Adjusting (available for ECMWF and HRRR Forecasts)
  • Lightning
  • GFS UV
  • French and Spanish translations are available
  • All resources now include metric, imperial and standard units for all weather parameters

All Weather Source data is available in hourly or daily temporal resolution. Daily format includes minimum and maximum values as well as daily averages for each supported weather parameter. All are available in JSON or GEOJSON format.

We support all weather parameters, including:

  • Cloud Cover
  • Dew Point Temperature
  • Feels Like Temperature
  • Heat Index Temperature
  • Precipitation
  • Pressure (MSL, SFC)
  • Pressure Tendency
  • Relative Humidity
  • Snowfall
  • Solar Radiation
  • Specific Humidity
  • Temperature
  • Wet Bulb Temperature
  • Wind Chill Temperature
  • Wind Direction (10m, 80m, 100m)
  • Wind Speed (10m, 80m, 100m)

We also support the following perils:

  • Frozen Pipes
  • Hail
  • Heat Waves
  • Heavy Rain/Lightning 
  • Hurricanes
  • River Flooding
  • Roof Collapse
  • Storm Surge
  • Thunderstorm
  • Tornadoes
  • Tsunamis
  • Wildfires
  • Wind (micro-burst)

The OnPoint API delivers hyper-local insights tailored to the points of interest most relevant to your business, from lat/lon coordinates to geographically bounded areas such as ZIP/Postal Code, designated market area (DMA), MSA, census tract/block, state, county, and more. 

Instantly Reveal Insights for Business Intelligence

Data retrieval using the OnPoint API is lightning fast. Both the OnPoint API and the OnPoint Platform are built on highly adaptable and scalable technologies to ensure your organization has seamless access to industry-leading, analytics-grade weather and climate data.

The OnPoint API includes:

  • Account management tools
  • Always-on SSL connections
  • A pragmatically RESTful interface
  • Detailed error reporting
  • JSON and JSONP response formats
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