Applications that want to benefit from SMHI Open Data Meteorological Observations can use this service to retrieve data. The service is constructed as a REST API for easy access. The Entry point is located at https://opendata-download-metobs.smhi.se/api. From here a client can traverse down by following links through the levels until a specific data resource is available. The structure is made up by the following levels. Apart from links to the different levels, there are also links to metadata and other useful resources.
All dates in the
JSON answers are in Unix time stamp.
|Category||This is the entry point of the API. Here you get a collection of links to different Versions of the API.|
|Version||Information about the Version. Here you get a collection of links to different Parameters that the API exposes.|
|Parameter||Information about the Parameter and collections of links to different Stations and Station Sets this Parameter gets it's data from.|
|Station||Information about the Station and links to the different Periods for which there is Data.|
|Station Set||Information about the Station Set and links to the different Periods for which there is Data.|
|Period||Information about the Period and links to the Data itself.|
|Data||The actual Data.|
For more information about how to interact with the API, see Common and Schemas for general information and the pages under Resources for more specific information, or have a look at Examples to get started.
The stations in the API can belong to SMHI
CORE network. All stations in the CORE
network are monitored, inspected and maintained by SMHI.
Values reported from CORE stations are quality checked and corrected.
Stations that does not belong to the
CORE network are marked as
reported from these
stations are not quality checked and the stations are not inspected by SMHI.
SMHI Open Data API is published under these Terms and conditions.