Weather Source’s Hyper-Local Data Now Available via Knoema Data Catalog

11.30.2020 - New York

Knoema customers can access Weather Source’s industry-leading, analytics-grade continuum of global weather & climate data

Weather Source is pleased to announce it has partnered with Knoema, an end-to-end data and knowledge management platform. Knoema customers can now integrate, visualize, and autonomously discover Weather Source data products.

Weather Source offers a curated continuum of historical, present, forecast, and climatology weather data covering every landmass in the world and up to 200 miles offshore. Weather Source’s historical data stretches back to the year 2000 and its forecast data includes a 15-day outlook with an enhanced view out 42 days. The total Weather Source dataset is petabyte-scale and growing.

“Knoema’s value goes far beyond simply cataloging industry-leading alternative datasets. I was impressed with their ability to map disparate data, and therefore provide visualization that helps clients discover insights and actionable data signals,” said Michael J. Fix, Director of Sales at Weather Source. “Weather Source looks forward to providing our best-in-class weather and climatology data to Knoema customers and building upon this partnership.”

Weather Source collects its data from a wide variety of inputs, including airport observation stations, radars, satellites, and IoT-enabled sensors. The company has perfected its data quality processes to ensure data that is error-free, gap-free, and instantly usable. Weather Source ingests data from thousands of U.S. and international inputs, unifies the data under its patent-pending OnPoint Platform, and resolves issues related to geography, topography, and elevation to deliver accurate predictions at any point on Earth.

We’re delighted to welcome high-quality data providers like Weather Source onto the Knoema platform. The breadth and depth of data that individuals and enterprises are seeking is expanding rapidly. We are confident that the versatility and granularity of the weather data available by Weather Source enhance the Knoema experience for individual and enterprise clients.

Charles Poliacof, CEO of Knoema

Weather Source’s hyper-local solutions can be tailored to a customer’s points of interest, from lat/lon coordinates to geographically bounded areas such as ZIP/Postal Code, designated market area (DMA), metropolitan statistical area (MSA), Census tract/block, county, and more.

Weather data can reveal meaningful observations for a variety of industries. For example: retail and food service companies can analyze weather’s effects on product sales and footfall traffic; finance organizations can optimize trade signals; energy providers can anticipate potential changes in demand; and much more. Nearly every business has some degree of weather sensitivity and Weather Source has the tools and expertise to help organizations harness Mother Nature to their advantage.