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How to create animated meteogram

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Using Python and Meteoblue weather newsletter

Meteogram is a graphical presentation of meteorological variables (observed or forecasted) through time, for a specific location. The meteogram below was created by combining several forecasts from Meteoblue’s newsletter.

Meteogram for the period from 12 December to 6 January. (data by Meteoblue, animated by author)

Each “frame” contains 5-day meteogram with 3 simple graphs for a specific location:

  • Temperature chart with weather pictograms. The time from sunrise to sunset is indicated in light yellow.

  • Clouds in different altitudes: from a few clouds (light grey) to overcast (dark grey). Dark blue bars show hourly precipitation and light blue showers. An asterisk indicates snowfall.

  • Forecasts of wind speeds are blue and gusts are green. The arrowheads point in the same direction as the wind.

In this article, you will find instructions on how to create similar animation for your neighbourhood.

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Cool idea. Thanks for sharing!