UVforecast - A prognosis of UV radiation
Returns forecast of uv - radiation. Data can be returned as an image (png) or as a xml-document. Forecasts are available for the immiediate three days, at time 12:00:00 UTC.
A list of available data may be retrieved using the 'available' action:
The schema for the xml delivered by this product is available from
Specify the time for which you want a forecast. Forecasts are currently available for the immediate three days at the time 12:00:00 UTC. Note though, that uv-forecast of the present date will become unavailable some time after 12 UTC.
Specify type of file to be returned.
Values: image/png, text/xml.
Note: The XML version is gigantic and veeeeery slooooowwww to generate...
Specify the type of cloudcover you want a forecast for.
Values: clear, partly_cloudy, cloudy, forecast
This option is not valid when content_type=text/xml
The UV forecast data are supplied by the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service. You can find many kinds of forecast maps on their charts page:
Due to delays in launching locationforecast/2.0 we have decided to support UVforecast until 2020-06-01.
This product will be discontinued after Easter 2020. Instead UV index will be returned in the JSON version of locationforecast/2.0.
Updated documentation regarding required parameters