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Python interface to the Met Office's Datapoint API

Project Description

Datapoint for Python

*A Python module for accessing weather data via the Met
Office's open data API known as

**Disclaimer: This module is in no way part of the datapoint
project/service. This module is intended to simplify the use of
Datapoint for small Python projects (e.g school projects). No support
for this module is provided by the Met Office and may break as the
Datapoint service grows/evolves. The author will make reasonable efforts
to keep it up to date and fully featured.**


.. code:: bash

$ pip install datapoint

You will also require a `Datapoint API
key from


- List forecast sites
- Get nearest forecast site from longitude and latitiude
- Get the following 5 day forecast types for any site
- Daily (Two timesteps, midday and midnight UTC)
- 3 hourly (Eight timesteps, every 3 hours starting at midnight UTC)

Contributing changes

Please feel free to submit issues and pull requests.


Currently under decision.

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