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A minimalist Forecast.io API client.

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For complete docs and API options see: https://developer.forecast.io/docs/v2

Requirements

  • Python 2.5+
  • requests 1.2.0+

Installation

To install requests-forecast, simply:

$ pip install requests-forecast

Documentation

Quickstart

Creating a client

>>> from requests_forecast import Forecast
>>> forecast = Forecast(apikey='FORECAST_API_KEY', latitude=38.9717, longitude=-95.235)

Getting the current conditions

>>> current = forecast.get_currently()
>>> print current['temperature']
58.9

Getting minutely conditions

>>> current = forecast.get_minutely()
>>> current['summary']
u'Mostly cloudy for the hour.'
>>> current['data'][0].keys()
[u'precipIntensity', u'time']

Getting hourly conditions

>>> current = forecast.get_hourly()
>>> current['temperature']
59.52


>>> forecast.get_hourly()['summary']
Mostly cloudy until tomorrow afternoon.

>>> forecast.get_hourly()['data'][0]['temperature']
>>> 59.52

Getting daily conditions

>>> forecast.get_daily()['summary']
u'Mixed precipitation off-and-on throughout the week; temperatures peaking at 70\xb0 on Sunday.'
>>> forecast.get_daily()['data'][0]['temperatureMax']
63.85
>>> forecast.get_daily()['data'][0]['temperatureMin']
35.05

Getting alerts

>>> forecast.alerts()
{
  "expires": 1366898400,
  "uri": "http://alerts.weather.gov/cap/wwacapget.php?x=KS124EFAC89CD0.FreezeWarning.124EFAD6F320KS.TOPNPWTOP.8ab7d76a4db42b9136a1a6849a631097",
  "title": "Freeze Warning for Douglas, KS"
}

Example usage

from datetime import datetime
from requests_forecast import Forecast

forecast = Forecast(apikey='YOUR-API-KEY')
data = forecast.get(latitude=38.9717, longitude=-95.235)

>>> forecast.get_currently()['temperature']
58.9

data = forecast.get(latitude=38.9717, longitude=-95.235,
    time=datetime(year=2013, month=12, day=29))

>>> forecast.get_currently()['temperature']
58.9

>>> forecast.get_currently()['temperature']
36.75

License

New BSD

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