An Open Meteo SDK for R


openmeteo provides functions for accessing the Open-Meteo weather API, enabling the desired weather data or forecasts to be retrieved in a tidy data format. An API key is not required to access the Open-Meteo API.

Install and load with: install.packages("openmeteo") library(openmeteo)
Getting current weather for a location is as easy as: weather_now('tokyo')
Explore the documentation with ?openmeteo

Open-Meteo provides several API endpoints through the following functions:

Core Weather APIs - weather_forecast() - retrieve weather forecasts for a location - weather_history() - retrieve historical weather observations for a location - weather_now() - simple function to return current weather for a location - weather_variables() - retrieve a shortlist of valid forecast or historical weather variables provided

Other APIs - geocode() - return the co-ordinates and other data for a location name - climate_forecast() - return long-range climate modelling for a location - river_discharge() - return flow volumes for the nearest river - marine_forecast() - return ocean conditions data for a location - air_quality() - return air quality data for a location

Please review the API documentation at for details regarding the data available, its types, units, and other caveats and considerations.

Please feel free to raise any issues / pull requests if your use case is not supported.