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Weather Underground Connector

Important: When referencing this page outside of Knowledge Base, use this link: https://knowledge.domo.com?cid=weatherunderground

Intro

Weather Underground provides national, local and crowd-sourced weather reports. Use Domo's Weather Underground connector to pull detailed weather reports. To learn more about the Weather Underground API, visit their page (https://www.wunderground.com/weather/api/).

You connect to your Weather Underground account in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the Weather Underground connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Prerequisites

To connect to your Weather Underground account and create a DataSet, you must have a Weather Underground API key. To sign up for a key, visit https://www.wunderground.com/signup?mode=api_signup

Connecting to Your Weather Underground Account

This section enumerates the options in the Credentials and Details panes in the Weather Underground Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Credentials Pane

This pane contains fields for entering credentials to connect to your Weather Underground account. The following table describes what is needed for each field:  

Field

Description

API Key

Enter your Weather Underground API key.

Once you have entered valid Weather Underground credentials, you can use the same account any time you go to create a new Weather Underground DataSet. You can manage connector accounts in the Accounts tab in the Data Center. For more information about this tab, see Managing User Accounts for Connectors.

Details Pane

This pane contains a primary Reports menu, along with various other menus which may or may not appear depending on the report type you select.

Menu

Description

Report

Select the Weather Underground report you want to run. The following reports are available:

Almanac

Returns Weather Almanac statistics.

Astronomy

Returns data about the sun and moon position, phase, rise and set times, and more.

Current Conditions

Returns data about current weather conditions.

Current Hurricane

Returns data about current hurricanes and tropical storms.

Hourly Forecast

Returns hourly forecast weather reports.

Simple Forecast

Returns forecast weather reports.

Text Forecast

Returns text-based forecast weather reports.

Satellite

Returns data about satellite photos.

Tide

Returns data about ocean tides. May not return data if you enter a zip code not located near the coast.

Raw Tide

Returns raw tide data. May not return data if you enter a zip code not located near the coast.

Webcams

Returns public data about weather and traffic webcams.

Filter

Select the filter you want to use to filter your report data.

Zip Code

Enter the zip code you want to retrieve data for.

Forecast Days

Select the number of days you want to appear in your report, either 3 Days or 10 Days.

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.