Historical weather data simplified

30+ years of historical weather data, available anywhere on the planet

Use comprehensive historical weather datasets to compare events over the course of years, months, and days to make data-driven business decisions.

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How is historical weather data optimizing your operations?

30+ years global gridded data set

The gridded observation data set allow customers to get weather data in uniform resolution.

One data point every hour

Providing a good indication of typical climate patterns and expected conditions at that time.

Quick access, easy to use

Download large volumes of data with one single data pull (one time data extraction via bulk downloads and capacity).

Ensured format compatibility

Historical weather data and historical forecasts are delivered in the same format.

Designed for AI and predictive analytics

Better correlation between weather and your business performance for better predictive analytics.

The Spire Weather advantage

All the historical weather data you need from one single provider

Modern supercomputing has allowed us to process trillions of data points to make it easily accessible for our customers.

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Historical weather data variables

Handpick your own weather variables as per your industrial requirements and challenges. You can also choose from our preconfigured variable packages that suit your needs. Below are the pre-packaged bundles which include multiple variables based on common industry requirements.

Core Variables:

Dew point Temperature
Relative Humidity
Wind Speed & Direction
Wind Gust Speed
Maximum Wind Gust Speed
Mean sea-level pressure
Total Precipitation
Min and Max temperature
Cloud cover

Agriculture Variables:

Skin Temperature
Specific Humidity
Soil Moisture (0-7cm, 7-28cm, 28-100cm, 100-289cm)
Soil Temperature (0-7cm, 7-28cm, 28-100cm, 100-289cm)
Latent Heat Flux
Sensible Heat Flux

Radiation Variables:

Incoming Shortwave Radiation
Incoming Longwave Radiation
Outgoing Shortwave Radiation
Outgoing Longwave Radiation
Outgoing Longwave Radiation (top of atmosphere)

Invariant Fields:

Soil Type
Low Vegetation Cover
Type of Low Vegetation
High Vegetarian Cover
Type of High Vegetation
Terrain height

Precipitation Variables:

Precipitation Type
Maximum Precipitation Rate
Total Snowfall
Snow Depth

Thunderstorm Variables:


Renewable Energy Variables:

100m Wind Speed
100m Wind Direction

Other Variables:

Surface Pressure

Maritime Historical data

Maritime Variables:

Sea Surface Temperature
Total Waves (Combining swell and wind waves)
– Significant Height
– Mean Direction
– Mean Period
Maximum Wave Height
Sea Ice Fraction

Maritime Waves Variables:

Wind Waves
– Significant Height
– Mean Direction
– Mean Period
Total Swell Waves
– Significant Height
– Mean Direction
– Mean Period

Maritime Swell Waves Variables:

Swell Waves Partition 1
– Significant Height
– Mean Direction
– Mean Period
Swell Waves Partition 2
– Significant Height
– Mean Direction
– Mean Period

Invariant Fields:

Land-Sea Mask
Ocean Depth (Model bathymetry)

What our customers say

“The Spire Weather Forecast excels for open ocean weather forecast accuracy. The level of development and speed of innovation that Spire is putting into its models continues to impress us.”

Nick Olsen
Marketing & Business development manager – Predictwind

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“We’re a specialist company that does remote sensing, so we know the value that satellite technology brings to the table. This is why we’re so happy Spire provides such data points using satellite technology as it covers the entire world without any gaps. Before, the level of accuracy was only 75% but now with Spire’s integration, it’s gone up to 95%.”

Rishikiesh Sapre
Co-founder – Mantle Labs

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“Weather routing has the potential to drive greater efficiency and emissions reduction as open-ocean conditions greatly impact performance. Partnering with Spire Weather puts genuinely market leading data into the hands of more users allowing them to enhance vessel performance.”

Soren Meyer
CEO – Zeronorthx

Weather forecast use cases

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Historical weather data optimizes container shipping operations

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Mankind has always looked to the skies to understand the enigmatic forces of nature, especially stakeholders in the maritime sphere.

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5 Ways Historical Weather Data will Up Your Maritime Game

The uncertainties of life at sea often witnesses individuals and maritime entities pouring over weather forecast data.

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