The AccuWeather API provides subscribers access to location based weather alarm data via a simple RESTful web interface.
AccuWeather weather alarms are determined using the daily forecasts for a location. An alarm exists for a location if the forecasted weather meets or exceeds a specific threshold:
|Rain||0.5 inch||12.7 mm|
|Snow||1 inch||2.54 cm|
|Ice||0.1 inch||0.254 mm|
|Sustained Wind||30 mph||48 kph|
|Wind Gust||40 mph||64 kph|
Alarm searches require a location key. Please use the Location API in order to obtain the location key for your desired location.
- A list of daily alarms of type rain, ice, wind, wind gusts and thunderstorms may be retrieved using the unique location key as provided by AccuWeather.
Daily alarms may be retrieved for 1 day, 5 days, 10 days, 15 days or 25 days.