Weather Data Sources

The weather data on this site are derived from a number of public sources. For more information on each weather data set (description, citation and web site where appropriate, EPWs last updated, and period of record), see this summary document. The EPWs were produced by translating the source data into the EPW format.

Available Weather Data

  • CWEC 2016
    492 locations, Canada, with data through 2014
  • TurTMY
    81 locations, Turkey
  • ArgTMY
    15 locations, Argentina
  • KISR
    2 locations, Kuwait
  • TMY
    12 locations, Locations not duplicated in later TMY3/TMY3a dataset
  • TMY3a (a Jan 2015 update to TMY3)
    1020 locations, United States of America, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam Pacific
  • ISHRAE 2014
    62 locations, India
  • INMET and TRY
    411 locations
    and 17 locations, respectively, Brazil and one location in Antarctica
  • SWERA
    87 locations
    , 11 countries (8 Bangladesh, 1 Belize, 18 Cuba, 9 Ethiopia, 1 Ghana, 5 Guatemala, 8 Honduras, 23 Kenya, 2 Maldives, 3 Nicaragua, 9 Sri Lanka, locations in Brazil and China not included)
  • ITMY
    6 locations, Iran, developed by Iran Building and Housing Research Center
  • RMY 2012
    69 locations, Australia, 50% (A), 33% (B) and 17% (C) solar weight versions, developed for the Australian National House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) 2012 by NIWA
  • IMS
    4 locations, Israel, developed by Technion using data from the Israel Meteorological Service (IMS)
  • BBSR
    15 locations, Germany, current (jahr, somm, wint) and 2035 (jahr, somm, wint) versions
  • NIWA
    18 locations, New Zealand
  • CWEC
    80 locations, Canada
  • California Climate Zone Data
  • 16 locations (CTZ v2), 86 locations (CTZ 2010), 102 locations (CTZ 2016), California Title 24, United States of America
  • Chinese Standard Weather Data (CSWD)
    270 locations, China

 

Other Data Sources (not posted here)