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Graphical samples for a Data By The Day request for April 27, 2011, the day of the Super Outbreak of tornadoes which included the Smithville and Hackleburg tornado.
Example of some of the METAR data in a typical request.
Partial listing of files in a typical request.


Data By The Day

Expedited weather data fulfillment
via Internet download

Need weather data in a hurry? Do you not need full archive sets? Order data by the day for quick download! Our holdings include SYNOP, METAR, Upper Air, satellite, and DIFAX charts going back many years. All files are provided hour by hour for easy plotting. You will need an unzip utility to open your downloads (which will be in .zip format).


    1931-1973 — United States and Canada, all reporting stations, no remarks
    1973-1998 — United States and Canada, all reporting stations with remarks
    1998-CURRENT — Worldwide, all stations
    2002-CURRENT — Worldwide
Upper Air
    1958-2001 — United States and Canada only
    2002-CURRENT — Worldwide
    1999-CURRENT — All charts
Satellite imagery
    Satellite data is not available at this time, but you may download data from UCAR: UCAR image archive
Radar composites
    Official DIFAX radar composites are included until around the 2010s when they were discontinued. We recommend the UCAR image archive

Download sample

Data for April 27, 2011, the date of the Super Outbreak: (57 MB)
Products in a request will be similar to this but will depend greatly on the decade and year, and any data outages.


The cost is $14.95 per DAY per PRODUCT TYPE. There is no shipping cost. Data will be placed on our web server for you to download at your convenience. If we cannot locate any data, your costs will be refunded.


If you have questions or there are any problems with this form, please contact us.

Place an order

Quantity. Enter the number of data packages you are purchasing (one per date, one per product type):
Description. BRIEFLY describe your data request (dates and types of product, e.g. "METAR 4/8/02"). For detailed requests, just put "see my email" and send us a separate message.
  We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Paypal. You will be taken to our secure server to complete this order. We will inspect this order and let you know if we have any questions; fulfillment usually takes 1-2 business days.