Pricing

 
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Free

$0
/month
$0
/year
Get weather data using a free account without any need for a credit card.
1000 results/day
Single concurrency
  • 50 years history
  • 15-day forecast
  • Current conditions
  • Global coverage
  • API & download
  • Forum support
  • Location geocoding
  • Astronomy data
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Professional

$35
/month
$350
/year
For individual users doing planning, data science, personal projects, and prototyping.
10,000,000 results/mo.
Single concurrency
  • 50 years history
  • 15-day forecast
  • Current conditions
  • Global coverage
  • API & download
  • Forum support
  • Location geocoding
  • Astronomy data
  • HTTPS encryption
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Metered

$0.0001
/record
$0.0001
/record
The flexible weather data option for apps, teams, and periodic users.
Unlimited results/mo.
Unlimited concurrency
  • 50 years history
  • 15-day forecast
  • Current conditions
  • Global coverage
  • API & download
  • Email support
  • Location geocoding
  • Astronomy data
  • HTTPS encryption
  • Sub-hourly data
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Corporate

$150
/month
$1500
/year
For teams and small businesses who need to store and share weather data.
Unlimited results/mo.
Team concurrency
  • 50 years history
  • 15-day forecast
  • Current conditions
  • Global coverage
  • API & download
  • Email support
  • Location geocoding
  • Astronomy data
  • HTTPS encryption
  • Sub-hourly data
  • 10 named users
  • Degree Days API
  • Bulk data download
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Enterprise

From $500
/month
From $5000
/year
For business applications that demand high-availability and unlimited access.
Unlimited results/mo.
Unlimited concurrency
  • 50 years history
  • 15-day forecast
  • Current conditions
  • Global coverage
  • API & download
  • Enterprise Support
  • Location geocoding
  • Astronomy data
  • HTTPS encryption
  • Sub-hourly data
  • Unlimited users
  • Degree Days API
  • Bulk data download
  • SLA guarantee
  • Custom invoicing
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Detailed feature comparison

 MeteredProfessionalCorporateEnterprise
Price$0.0001/result
1000 free/day
$35/mo ($350/year)$150/mo ($1500/year)from $500/mo ($5000/year)
Core features
15-day Weather forecast
50+ years of history data
Events (hail, tornadoes, etc...)
Sub-hourly Weather history
Weather Data download
Weather API
Results/monthUnlimited10,000,000Unlimited*Unlimited
Results/query10000100002500025000
Locations/query1010100100
Maximum concurrencyUnlimited110Unlimited
Business features
History summary reporting
Long-term statistical forecast
OData connector
Degree day calculations
Licensing & Support
Direct Data UsersUnlimited1UnlimitedUnlimited
Storable for shared use
Corporate invoicing
Premium support
No attribution required
Commercial use****

Notes and comments

Excel Integration

Visual Crossing Weather offers an Excel Integration that allows user to create weather queries and join weather data with their existing spreadsheet data all within the familiar Excel interface. In addition, the Weather API allows users to create a query that returns CSV data. This data can be directly imported into Excel and refreshed automatically as new weather data becomes available.

Result Limits

Results/day - Free plans include a limit on the number of Queries Results that can be retrieved in any 24 hour period. Note that A single 15-day forecast query counts as a single Query Result while each history record returned counts as a Query Result.

Results/query - The Records/query limit indicates the maximum number of records that may be returned by a single query. If you need more records than is indicated for your plan, you will need to break your query into multiple, smaller queries that fit below your record limit. You can typically break up a large query by breaking the time range into smaller chunks or by breaking up your list of locations.

Locations/query – The Locations/query limit indicates the maximum number of locations that you may request in a single query. If you need weather data for additional locations, you can break your query into multiple each requesting a subset of your location list. Alternately, an upgraded plan will make querying more convenient and efficient by allowing one query to retrieve data for many locations using a single request and returning a unified result dataset for all.

Direct Data Users

Direct Data Users are users who are allowed to access either the Visual Crossing Weather API or the online query page or are permitted use raw weather data directly as retrieved from the API or query page. While all Visual Crossing Weather users are allowed to share the processed results of their analysis work, only Direct Data Users are permitted to access and do analysis using raw weather data records provided by the service.

If you have questions about what constitutes raw weather data in your use case, please describe your usage plans in an email to info@visualcrossing.com , and we’ll be happy to advise.

Fair Use

Corporate users of our metered service can upgrade to the Metered Premium Plan that allows customers to attain all licensing benefits that are available to Corporate License members while maintaining their ability to do high-concurrency forecast queries in real-time. The Metered Premium Plan is licensed annually for $2000/year and affords customers 2 million free results/month and will have standard billing of $.0001 after all free results have been used. Please see our Terms and Conditions for more information. Please contact us at info@visualcrossing.com for clarification of licensing scenarios.

History Summary Reports

History summaries are powerful weather queries where the weather engine calculates a single result that summarizes many historical data records. For example, this type of query could be used to calculate the climate change for a given location by aggregating individual weather observations across multiple decades. For more information, see our documentation.

ODATA Connector

Visual Crossing provides licensed users access our Visual Crossing OData server. This is offered as a licensed service for users to publish Visual Crossing Weather Data for retrieval by OData capable systems.

Degree Days

Our degree day weather api provides calculation and climate normal data for growing degree days, heating degree days and cooling degree days.

Attribution

Attribution for all Visual Crossing Weather Data usage is required at the Pay-as-you-go and Pro license level. These users agree that any application or service which incorporates data obtained from the Visual Crossing Weather Data Server must prominently display the message "Weather Data Provided by Visual Crossing" in a legible manner near the data or any information derived from Visual Crossing weather data. This message should include a clickable link to https://www.visualcrossing.com/. For more information, and examples of suitable attribution, please see How to I properly cite or attribute the weather data in my project?.

Commercial Use

Commercial licensing provides for the use of Visual Crossing Weather Data by businesses for commercial purposes which includes the right to display data for public facing websites as well as internal corporate usage. Only the licensing for commercial usage at the Corporate licensing level includes the ability for enterprise data and retrieval systems to store and share raw weather data in relational databases, business systems or other applications. Commercial entities are not allowed to use the Free licensing level as it is intended only for personal use only. Please contact us at info@visualcrossing.com for clarification of licensing scenarios.

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