Report you Weather Station Data to Windy



  • and its working (i.e my data is showing on the map)
    good stuff!


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    @galfert For you there is no difference



  • ah,OK , I can change the URL
    I realise it is BETA still :)
    I just realised my data was already showing via MIDAs (i.e via CWOP) anyway
    but I am getting a OK result from the HTTP GET, so hopefully the data is being received OK :)



  • actually I see that when you check your station info after registering there is a button to take to you view your data
    and that shows my actual data that is sent, as the station name is what I registered it up as :) , so it is working, yah



  • I'm sorry, but I do not understand what I have to do ..
    Can someone give me a tutorial, step by step?



  • @leopol2 I am in the same situation



  • @leopol2
    I fully agree. I don't understand any of this. It should be straightforward but it is not.
    I am sending my data to Wunderground. That was easy.


  • Meteorologist

    @leopol2
    It is simple and easy as Weather Underground if your weather station software adds the support for this new Windy feature. What weather station do you have? Also mention what weather software (that talks to your station) are you using if any? If you just have an regular Ambient Weather or Acurite Station or Davis (or even something else) without any additional software then you are limited to only uploading to what the hardware manufacture put in ...which is namely to just upload to Weather Underground and maybe that manufacture's own cloud service. Unless the hardware manufacture sends out an update to your hardware to support new features then you'll have to resort to other means to expand the use of your station to upload to other places.....So...if you add hardware and software (like Weather-Display, WeeWx, Meteobridge, Acuparse, Cumulus, WiFiLogger...etc) to your station even if it is an Ambient or Acurite then you can gain extra capabilities to send your data to other places. Not all software choices I listed are compatible with all stations manufactures, but pretty much all have something that is compatible.



  • Weather station Oregón Wmr 200
    Software Cuñis 1.9.4
    You could not do a short tutorial, step by step, explaining the process for a non-expert.
    if I could also exist, translation for non-English speakers, better ...
    I've been uploading data to I'm uploading to wundergroun and weathercloud a year ago



  • @leopol2
    Cumulus 1.9.4..



  • The site stations.windy.com does not work properly just now. We are working on a fix.

    If you’re not successful with saving the station, just try Chrome browser. You need to select location in map, not by using lat/lon. Also, the height of wind and tempmeters must be in whole numbers.

    I’ll let you when it’s fixed.



  • Absolutely outstanding, this is great. Very easy to upload data this way. Thank you for including both GET and POST methods.



  • Been working great here overnight, uploading data
    I really like how you can see your data you have uploaded
    and then your forecast data too :)
    great stuff windy.com ! :)
    https://www.windy.com/station/pws-f071a566?-37.128,174.608,8,i:pressure
    Brian
    www.weather-display.com



  • The owner of MeteoBridge (Boris) is in work adding windy to it's lineup of feeding weather sites. The last message I read there says he is working on finalizing the upload method. Should be any day now if your a Meteobridge owner www.meteobridge.com

    Andy



  • I am sending my data via Cumulus MX, it seems to be working apart from the pressure which I am sending in hPa.

    I send .

    ...&pressure=1017.75&...
    

    and it appears on windy.com as Pressure = 10hPa ?

    My station ID is f06ebac8

    Any ideas?



  • @mcrossley send us the link to your station, we will have look.



  • @TomSlavkovsky

    On Windy it is...
    https://www.windy.com/station/pws-f06ebac8?53.325,-2.243,8

    Here is a recent data sample for the HTTP GET...

    ?winddir=69&windspeedmph=0.0&windgustmph=8.0&temp=10.8&precip=0.0&pressure=1017.75&dewpoint=6.7&humidity=76&uv=0.0
    

    As you can see I use mixed metric/imperial units - only wind speeds in imperial.

    My personal station web site


  • Meteorologist

    @leopol2
    I'm not a Cumulus 1 expert but from looking at the documentation for that software it doesn't appear that there is a way to enable Cumulus 1 to send to any other service than what you already see in the settings page of the program.

    If you want to upload to Windy I suggest you change your software. Perhaps give Cumulus MX a try. It will work with Cumulus MX. Cumulus 1.9.4 is is almost 6 years old and will not be updated further. Sure Cumulus 1.9.4 may work fine for you and other people but as new services and things come about you will not be able to take advantage of them such as this with Windy.com.

    Cumulus MX only runs on Linux though Update I was misinformed. Cumulus MX runs on various operating systems. There is plenty of help regarding this in the Cumulus forum....so just because you are not tech savvy and have maybe never used the MX version should not be a reason to be afraid to try it. You can even run it on a cheap Raspberry Pi (Linux version). Very little space used and very little power.

    Sorry for the bad news regarding original Cumulus 1.


  • Meteorologist

    Thank you for doing this. It is most interesting and seems like it will be more timely than getting updates via MADIS.

    I do have a question...Is there a way to see on the map all of the stations that have made their data public? I think it would be neat to see these stations on the map.


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