NAME

Tafmetar - Receive Taf/Metar from airports

DESCRIPTION

Fetch TAFs and/or METARs for airports around the world, based on ICAO ids. Forecasts are for 9 or 24 hour periods. Historical data are available for the last 20 years.

To interpret the data, you can find more information on https://www.vatsim.net/pilot-resource-centre/general-lessons/interpreting-metars-and-tafs.

To find the ICAO code for a specific airport, we suggest using one of the following resources:

USAGE

Actions

/

Default action, can deliver all data (but not fully Swagger compliant)

/info.txt

Get airport info (name, latlon etc)

/taf.FORMAT
/metar.FORMAT
/tafmetar.FORMAT

Get TAF/METAR for airport at given date. FORMAT can be either xml or txt

Parameters

icao

required parameter, ICAO id, like ENGM. Multiple values can be separated by comma

date

YYYY-MM-DD, required for taf and metar (or both)

content_type

text/xml or text/plain. Mandatory for /

content

info, taf, metar or tafmetar. Mandatory for /

Example requests

Schema

The XML Schema is available from https://external.api.met.no/weatherapi/tafmetar/1.0/schema

Change log

1.1 2013-02-16

- new product available, delivering Taf and metar