Data Sources

Open-Meteo utilizes open-data from various national weather service including:


API data are offered under Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

You are free to share: copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and adapt: remix, transform, and build upon the material.

Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

You must include a link next to any location, Open-Meteo data are displayed like:

<a href="">Weather data by</a>

Open-Meteo is open-source

Source code is available on GitHub under the GNU Affero General Public License Version 3 AGPLv3 or any later version. You can find the license here.


We encourage researchers in the field of meteorology and related disciplines to cite Open-Meteo in their work. By acknowledging Open-Meteo as the source of weather data and forecasts used in their research, researchers contribute to the growing body of knowledge and advancements in the field. Citing Open-Meteo not only gives proper credit to the API but also promotes transparency, reproducibility, and collaboration within the scientific community. Together, let's foster a culture of recognition and support for open-source initiatives like Open-Meteo, ensuring that future researchers can benefit from the valuable resources it provides.

Zippenfenig, P. (2023). Weather API [Computer software]. Zenodo.

Zippenfenig, Patrick. Weather API., Zenodo, 2023, doi:10.5281/ZENODO.7970649.

Zippenfenig, P. (2023) Weather API. Zenodo. doi: 10.5281/ZENODO.7970649.

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  doi = {10.5281/zenodo.7970649},
  license = {CC-BY-4.0},
  title = { Weather API},
  year = {2023},
  copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International},
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