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About Windy Webcams
Windy Webcams is another direction which has emerged from our endeavours of making the world even more accessible for everyone.
Our vision represents delivering access to thousands of webcams all over the globe capturing worlds places and giving you the opportunity to be informed by up-to-date images of a diverse locations. We are eager to connect webcam owners with users on one platform.
Webcams for users
Travel and have the world in the palm of your hand
- Look around and see what is happening
- See how it looks right now
- See how it looked in the past
- Explore beautiful locations from one spot
- Get a better idea about the weather conditions at the very moment
- Search for visual content by category, locations or description
Get your own API
You are interested in using webcams for your own website or App?
Have easy API access to thousands of webcams and be well-informed. Enhance your business with visual and authentic content and choose from the world's biggest inventory.
Implement your API and we will take care of the rest
- We add new webcams every day
- We test webcams regularly and handle inactive ones
- We check webcams quality
- We are in touch with webcams owners
We keep things organised, all the webcams data is at one place and you are able to get webcams by -
- Country, regions or nearby
- Map layouts and models
- Timelapse slideshow
Find more information about options on Windy Webcams API
Webcams for owners
Join the community and make your webcam go live for broad user audience with possibilities of an enormous reach.
How to add your webcam to Windy
To submit your webcam you need to go through our form HERE, which contains a few simple questions.
Once you submit your webcam application, our part in the process comes in and we will review your submission.
If approved, you will be notified about the successful permission and your webcam will go live.
A few things to keep in mind for the submission
Your webcam server needs to have IP addresses coming from outside on the white list, since we often experience issues with servers blocking our IP addressed by default
We will test your webcam if downloading data on regular daily basis is possible, therefore it is important to provide us with correct image URL
We only save images which are publicly available on our website from timelapse slideshows. It is up to the owner of the webcam what time period is selected
Webcam itself can have several views, depending on what is shown on webcam picture it determines what category and title will be assigned to each webcam
Temporary rapid scan data suspension for Europe
We would like to inform you about a short planned suspension of rapid scan data for Europe provided by one of the Eumetsat satellites until 03.02.2020. The satellite coverage however stays preserved since we substitute the missing data with ones from another satellite.
Thank you for your understanding.
Get your own hardware
Get your own webcam
Would you like to start streaming but you do not have a suitable device?
We have partnered with a selected number of suppliers you can get your hardware from.
Germany, Austria, Switzerland
France, Belgium, Suisse
Restreamer offers intuitive software allowing to stream in real time to websites or uploading live video to social platforms like YouTube, Twitch or Ustream.
PixWebcam converts your iPhone into ad-hoc camera to capture photos in predefined intervals and send them to targets such as Dropbox or iCloud Drive.
RE: Temperature only in Celsius on Android app
if you would like to set the temperature to Fahrenheit as a default option, please go to Settings, while you are signed in, and change temperature from Celsius to Fahrenheit. Your settings will save and temperature will be shown in °F in all devices. Hope this helps. Korina
RE: How to add your webcam to Windy
Hi @Sevno, could you please send us more information on - email@example.com preferably with the no content email you received as well? We will have a look at it.
Once you submit your webcam form, it goes into assessment and it may take 1 - 2 working days.
RE: Problem with "start up location"
may I ask you to provide us with some more details about this issue? Since we did not notice any problems with the feature.
Once you create Favorite location then you should be able to select it from drop down menu of Start-up location in Settings. After that view of the map should change accordingly with every app launch.
Thank you in advance, Korina
wind speed is default view in Wind layer, however you can also choose another point of view such as Wind gusts and Wind accumulation
- Wind gusts are the highest speeds measured in some period of time at a certain place.
- Wind is sustained minimum speed measured at least for 1 minute
- Wind accumulation shows locations where highest wind gusts are accumulated
If you open side menu with More layers you can choose which layers will be placed in quick selection.
RE: Firefox is wrong rendering WIND ANIMATION by activated color management mode "1"
could you please tell me what version of Firefox are you using and which OS?
I checked the functionality on Firefox 60 + Windows 10 and there is no problem in rendering Wind animation nor any issue with purple layer.
RE: Removing download app banner
it is not possible to remove 'download app' banner while you are using Windy in browser.
App itself has usually the same functionality as the web browser version. For instance your custom Settings and saved Favorites can be accessed on both platforms. However some features are available for browser only at first, later they are also implemented to app.
RE: How can I set the time zone to Central Standard Time?
Windy uses timezone of your computer, but if you open a detail of a certain location it will show its local time.
Generally we use UTC or also referred to as GTM time.
You can find full explanation also here - Windy Timezone