Weather forecast accuracy details for Estherville, Iowa

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (December)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Dark Sky   86.02% 64.52% 83.87% 83.87% 79.57%
Weather Underground   73.12% 65.59% 78.49% 78.49% 73.92%
AerisWeather   75.27% 55.91% 76.34% 76.34% 70.97%
The Weather Channel   75.27% 64.52% 69.89% 69.89% 69.89%
AccuWeather   81.72% 63.44% 69.89% 62.37% 69.35%
Wetter   61.29% 32.26% 91.40% 91.40% 69.09%
Foreca/Vaisala   74.19% 63.44% 66.67% 66.67% 67.74%
NWS Digital Forecast   70.97% 56.99% 60.22% 60.22% 62.10%
World Weather Online   66.67% 40.86% 69.89% 69.89% 61.83%
OpenWeather   64.52% 40.86% 67.74% 67.74% 60.22%
Weather News   51.61% 35.48% 58.06% 58.06% 50.81%
Weatherbit   67.03% 24.44% 52.75% 52.75% 49.24%
Persistence   28.57% 21.92% 44.29% 44.29% 34.77%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2022)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   73.33% 71.69% 85.11% 85.11% 78.81%
Weather Underground   73.06% 71.60% 85.21% 85.21% 78.77%
Foreca/Vaisala   63.01% 71.60% 83.29% 83.29% 75.30%
AccuWeather   71.76% 70.09% 79.33% 79.07% 75.06%
Dark Sky   66.67% 61.37% 85.84% 85.84% 74.93%
AerisWeather   65.75% 65.75% 81.55% 81.46% 73.63%
NWS Digital Forecast   64.95% 65.96% 72.03% 72.03% 68.74%
Wetter   51.60% 45.11% 84.47% 84.47% 66.42%
World Weather Online   50.41% 52.51% 73.52% 73.52% 62.49%
OpenWeather   49.59% 36.62% 77.08% 77.08% 60.09%
Weather News   41.21% 45.24% 75.09% 75.09% 59.16%
Weatherbit   60.37% 31.05% 72.31% 72.31% 59.01%
Persistence   25.24% 25.69% 59.21% 59.21% 42.34%

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