Various data files are listed here for use in software and experimentation.

XML file. Full weather details are published in this file and it updates every 5 minutes. It is available here:

METAR file. The weather station outputs a basic METAR file. This can be found and used here:

To decode the METAR, copy and paste into here:

Clientraw files. Weather Display (the software behind this weather station), outputs raw data files.

Most of the data in use is generated by a file called ‘clientraw.txt’. This file updates every few seconds.

‘clientraw.txt’ is available here:

Clientraw parser: click here.

Others you can download and view are:




‘wxnow.txt’: (see more details by clicking here.)

Weather summary image. This is an image generated every 5 minutes and displays the essential details. This is the link:

WAP (wireless application protocol). This wml file is updated every 5 minutes:

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