Manual forecasts

Meteotest's weather forecast team constantly checks and enhances the automated forecasts.

Apart from interpreted data such as weather symbols, we also offer regional text forecasts.

Global forecasts

Forecasts of multiple parameters for about any point in the world, referenced by coordinates, name or zip code.

The most important parameters are listed below (more available on request):

Weather forecasts

ttTemperature 2 m above ground °C
txMaximum temperature 2 m above ground °C
tnMinimum temperature 2 m above ground °C
tdDew point 2 m above ground °C
tt5Ground temperature 5 cm above ground °C
rhRelative humidity 2 m above ground %
rrRain rate, total precipitation mm
rrpProbability of rain %
thProbability of thunder %
slSnowfall line m a.s.l./m ü.M.
ffWind speed km/h
fxMaximum wind gust km/h
ddWind direction °
dddWind direction N/S/W/E
nTotal cloud coverage octa
clvl/cll/clmCloud coverage very low/low/medium altitude octa
ssSunshine duration min
radGlobal radiation W/m2
syWeather symbol; see #1-15
synopSynop code #1-99
zerodegHeight of zero degree level m a.s.l./m ü.M.
qffAir pressure hPa
et0Evapotranspiration in hourly & daily resolutions mm/h | mm/d


Measurements of the SwissMetNet in Switzerland.

The following list contains a selection of available parameters, mostly hourly values:

Measurements Switzerland

ttTemperature 2 m above ground °C
tbTemperature on ground °C
txMaximum temperature 2 m above ground °C
tnMinimum temperature 2 m above ground °C
tdDew point 2m above ground °C
rrRain rate, total precipitation mm
snowTotal snow height (Daily measurements) cm
newsnowIncrease of snow (Daily measurements) cm
gnLightning strokes nearby #
gfLightning strokes far #
ssSunshine duration min
fxMaximum wind gust km/h
ddWind direction °
radGlobal radiation W/m2
ssSunshine duration min
etpEvapotranspiration mm
qffPressure hPa
dpPressure change hPa/h
h850Geopontential on 850 hPa gpm
h700Geopontential on 700 hPa gpm


Current and past precipitation from the Swiss rain radar.

High resolution rain forecasts from Meteoswiss' COSMO model.

Solar forecast

Our product Solar forecast provides you with 72 hour high quality forecasts for your photovoltaic sites.

Additionally, we offer measurements from all over the world by satellite and ground stations, calculated by our famous Meteonorm 7 software.

Forecasts from our own models operated by Meteotest's solar energy group.

Air quality

Air pollution data for any location in Switzerland by Meteotest's air quality group.


Be it short range forecasts for teleskiing, solar efficiency models for PV systems and other energy forecasts, be it webcam images of road conditions, be it the river temperatures for your bathing pleasures...

Meteotest has a vast knowledge in multiple domains and an international network of experts. Don't hesitate to contact us with your data requirements. We're confident that we'll be able to find what you need.

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