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WeatherBug API Support:

Below are answers to some common questions about the WeatherBug API. If you do not see your question here, please fill out a Support Request Form.

What is an API?

An API stands for Application Program Interface. It provides the building blocks for a programmer to develop a new application that is consistent with a certain interface. In this case, WeatherBug (the interface) provides the API so you can create a program using our real-time data from the largest weather and lightning network in the world.

How do I get the WeatherBug Pulse API?

Go here for the Pulse API documentation. Register for an account in our portal and get started today!

How is the Pulse API data formatted?

Our data comes as a REST API for quick and easy integration with your project.

Why is the Pulse API the best weather API available?

WeatherBug – Earth Networks operates the largest networks of real-time weather and lightning sensors in the world. More sensors ensure a more robust data set! Our Pulse API delivers real-time weather and lightning information, forecasts utilizing best performing models with the lowest margin of error, and other quality controlled weather data.

How many locations are supported through the Pulse API?

WeatherBug - Earth Networks provides the most comprehensive weather information for 2.6 million cities worldwide.

How complete is your weather data and how often is it refreshed?

WeatherBug - Earth Networks automated weather stations record more than 20 weather variables and provide updated weather information to the network every few seconds (compared to hourly refresh rates of other providers – a lot can happen in an hour!). The dense network coverage of real-time information provides localized weather observations critical to monitoring of severe weather as well as improved forecasting capabilities.

Can I try the Pulse API for free?

Yes, we offer a free option so you can see the quality of our data for yourself. Visit our portal, register for an account and start building today!