Create innovative applications using Met Office data.
DataPoint is a way of accessing freely available Met Office data feeds in a format that is suitable for application developers. It is aimed at professionals, the scientific community and student or amateur developers, in fact anyone looking to re-use Met Office data within their own innovative applications.
Access to data includes:
Guidance is provided to help you choose the right data for your application. DataPoint products are available in XML or JSON formats.
To access the data you must Register to obtain an API key. Registration is free. The key will allow you access to the data and enables us to provide notification of any changes to the data or the service, newly available data or any incidents affecting availability.
Follow the step by step guide to Getting started for more information on how to register, get your key and find help to use the Met Office API.