Every weather website will help you figure out if it’s raining outside right now and how hot it is. WeatherSpark.com gives you that information but also has historical weather data and averages dating back to the late 1940s, laid out in charts, graphs, and averages. WeatherSpark is a website dedicated to making in-depth weather information easily accessible. You get multiple forecasts for the current location, overlaid on records and averages to put it all in context.
Enter a location and you’ll quickly see the current weather, recent weather and the forcast next to an interactive map showing the radar. The timeline slider at the bottom lets you expand the data to see historical trends for the location you’ve selected. Zoom out on the map to see the 4000 weather stations that generate this data. You can easily compare weather data and trends from multiple cities by holding down your shift key while clicking on the locations on the map.
Five Cool Things You Can Do With WeatherSpark
- Get three local forecasts presented in graphs. Two when outside of the US.
- Compare the weather in San Francisco vs New York.
- Check out the monsoon in Mumbai, India. The rain is so dominant that it cools down the air for three months, creating a yearly temperature curve that actually dips in the summer.
- See that cold snap in Dallas around the Super Bowl this year that was all over the news. Turn on the wind speed and direction graphs and you’ll see the wind change from a weak southerly to a strong northerly just as the cold snap starts.
- See an average late July in Houston. The thunderstorms typically roll in around 4pm.