Additional Documents, Links, and Resources about Weather and Accuracy

Weather Forecast Accuracy Articles

These are articles and other information about calculating the accuracy of weather forecasts.

Accuracy Calculations — How Does ForecastAdvisor Calculate the Accuracy of Weather Forecasts?

Calculating Precipitation Error — Article on how precipitation accuracy and other statistics like forecast bias are calculated.

Forecasting Temperature Extremes — Article analyzing how forecasters do on days when temperatures are far from normal.

High Temperature Forecast Error — Article that shows what the accuracy of high temperature weather forecasts are from one day out to 14 days out.

Best Weather Forecast Sites

These are the best weather forecasting sites on the web. All of these weather forecasters provide free worldwide forecasts and have other great features.

Accuweather — Features Hour-by-Hour and 15-day local forecasts for over 2.7 million locations; extensive radar and maps; weather news stories, videos, and blogs; extreme weather and health indices.

Intellicast — Detailed weather and forecast information around the globe. Features include surface maps, charts, satellite imagery, and recreational outlooks.

National Weather Service — Official U.S. weather, marine, fire and aviation forecasts, warnings, meteorological products, climate forecasts and information about meteorology.

Weather Underground — Provides weather information for worldwide locations, including current conditions, hourly forecasts, radar and satellite maps. — Offers forecasts for cities worldwide as well as radar and satellite maps. Also includes news stories and allergy information.

Additional Weather Sites

These websites are great, but provide regional or niche weather forecasts or other information relating to weather and weather forecasting.

Eastern US Weather — A year-round weather board with expert opinions on and general discussion of hurricanes, severe storms, heat waves, and more.

Mid Atlantic Weather — Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. weather supersite.

SLO Weather — San Luis Obispo weather portal.

Severe Warning Systems — Research and analysis of severe weather for application of effective early warning systems and future deterrent programs.

Other Interesting Sites

These sites are regional or local sites, website directories, or have other information that would be of interest to those curious about the weather.

American Meteorological Society — Promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. — Resources about weather, the environment, natural living, and more.

Society for Amateur Scientists — The only non-profit research and education organization dedicated to helping people enrich their lives by following their passion to take part in scientific adventures of all kinds.