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NAME

Sigcharts - Significant Weather Charts for aviation

DESCRIPTION

This service delivers Significant Weather Charts in PNG format, covering the Nordic area, Svalbard and the Norwegian Sea.

Charts are issued every six hours, valid for the hours 00, 06, 12 and 18 UTC. Charts for Norway are not produced during the weekend. At least 4 charts are available for each area.

For more information, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIGWX.

USAGE

Methods

Area can be specified as a method, e.g.

    https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/norway

Parameters

area

Area covered in forecast, defaults to "norway". Valid options are:

  • nordic
  • norway

time

Time in ISO format, e.g. "2020-12-24T12:00:00Z". If omitted, the newest available image will be served (unless the offset parameter is used).

offset

Count back n images from newest. Valid options are from 1 to 3 (optional).

Other parameters may be added later. Stay tuned.

Sample request URLs

  https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/norway
  https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/?area=nordic&offset=2
  https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/?area=norway&time=2021-12-05T00:00:00Z

available

A list of all images can be fetched at:

    https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/available
    https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/available.json

CHANGELOG

All changes are available as an RSS feed at the following URL: https://api.met.no/weatherapi/sigcharts/2.0/changelog

Version 2.0 beta: 2021-07-13

Added Nordic area, params made consistent with rest of API

Version 1.0: 2020-11-30

Optional parameter validdate added

Version 1.0: : 2019-11-20

Prototype version