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Weather Sources on the Web
In my article "Weather Sources on the
Web" published in the 40th issue of Freepint,
I mentioned the
For travel planning, you would want to look at normal conditions (i.e. long term historical averages, usually 30 or 20 years) to gauge the likelihood of deviating widely from current and forecast temperatures/conditions.
The responses to my article varied greatly. Weather is very important in the agriculture sector, travel industry, and a necessary piece of information for any location-based web site, e.g. Camarthen, Wales.
If we have enough historical data, then we should be able to ascertain what we can expect at certain times in the year in a given location. Historical weather statistics of various locations can be found at Reading University's site.
In general, every news web site has (or should have) a weather section. For a list of newspaper links, see the PUBLIC HOLIDAYS section of analyticalQ.
The BBC has interesting articles on weather at http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/
USA Today also has interesting educational articles on weather at http://www.usatoday.com/weather/
Hayfever season again - before going out in Great Britain, check BBC's pollen forecast.
reflecting all facets of weather's effect on energy demand or energy price: