The Met Éireann WDB API outputs a detailed point forecast in XML format for a coordinate point as defined by the user.

Data is output in (i) 1-hour intervals out to 90 hours, (ii) three-hour intervals from 90h to 144 hours, and (iii) six-hour intervals from 144 hours out to 240 hours.

User's IP addresses will need to be Whitelisted for access to the API. Further details can be found here:

The meteorological parameters for each timestep are as follows: Timing, Location, Temperature, Wind Direction and speed, Humidity, Pressure, Cloud, Dewpoint, Temperature, Precipitation, Weather symbol

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Contact Person Brian Delaney
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Contact Person Telephone 01-8064250
Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2019-03-28
Date dataset updated 2019-03-28
Rights notes # Licence This licence is the same as the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0), but with an additional requirement that if you use the API to display forecast data on a public website, you must also display our warnings. To view a copy of this licence, visit * Met Éireann retains Intellectual Property Rights and copyright over our data. * Met Éireann must be acknowledged as the source. * Met Éireann does not accept any liability whatsoever for any error or omission in the data, their availability, or for any loss or damage arising from their use. * You are free to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format for any purpose, even commercially. * You are free to Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material. However, you may not make any material change or modification. Material change may not be made to the following warnings characteristics: Time of issue, onset, and expiration; Geographical area; Description; Severity; Certainty; Event; Headline * Weather Warnings must be kept up to date and expired warnings must be removed.
Update frequency Continuous
Language English
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Geographic coverage National
OR: specify what period of time the dataset covers 10 days ahead