23/04/2021 (niet ingelogd)

Data services

The Dutch Skywarn section is set up to be an open and transparant organisation, everyone can participate and receive data and trainingmaterials. Please note that Skywarn NL actively monitors the quality of submitted extreme weather reports.

Professional meteo-organisations may apply for a data-account to receive extreme weather reports using our webservice(s), access the "live events" section and request data-exports.

All other parties: the extreme weather reports can be displayed on any website (RSS-feed available).

Available data

Field name R Type Description
Id * int(10) Unique id of the observation. This id can be used to contact the observer (via Skywarn Nederland).
SpotterClass * tinyint(4) 1 = Entry-level,
2 = Certified
3 = Professional/expert.
IsWeatherStation * tinyint(1) 0 = spotter
1 = official weather station
DateTime * char(16) Date and time of the observation in local NL time (GMT+1) summer-/wintertime applied, format yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss.
Color * char(1) r = event occured during last hour
o = event occured during last 4 hours
y = event occured during last 24 hours
EventCode * tinyint(4) Id of the reported extreme weather event
Event * char(90) Description of the reported extreme weather event
ObservedOver   char(1) Only if funnelcloud or tornado's are reported, observed over:
n = n/a (default)
o = unknown
l = land
w = water (waterspout)
Direction   char(6) In which direction the event was seen, e.g.:
'n/a' =not applicable or on location (default);
NE =northeast;
SSW =southsouthwest, etc.
Distance   char(7) Distance to the observed event if applicable and known:
'n/a' =not applicable or none, default;
1-5km = less than 5km;
5-10km = 5 to 10km, etc.
Description   varchar(384) Further description of the event, e.g. indication of strength or any other relevant details.
Lat * char(12) Lattitude position spotter or station, decimal point, max. 8 decimals.
Lon * char(13) Longitude position spotter or station, decimal point, max. 8 decimals.
LocationCode   int(10) Unique id of the spotter or station location.
Location   char(50) Name of the town or place as given in Google geolocation "locality".
Region   char(4) Name of the region or district as given in Google geolocation "administrative_area_level_1" abbrevated to 4 positions, e.g. Vlaams Gewest - Vlaa
Country   char(3) Country-id as given in Google geolocation "country", e.g.
NL = Nederland, DE = Deutschland, etc.
StatusCode * tinyint(4) Unique id of the report status description.
Status * char(20) Report status.
Edited * datetime Date and time the report was last edited, in local NL time (GMT+1) summer-/wintertime applied.
  * required