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    Data sources

    Here you can read about our data sources. Ventusky serves as a platform for visualizing meteorological data. The main provider of meteorological data for Ventusky is DWD and NOAA. However, the radar layers (marked as EURAD, USRAD and WORAD) have several other country-specific providers, which are summarized below. More information about currently used data source can be found in the lower left corner of our website by clicking on the "i" icon.

    Models

    Model Source Data link
    GFS, HRRRNOAANOMADS
    ICON, ICON (EU), COSMODWDOpen Data Server
    GEMCMCGoverment of Canada
    SILAMFMISystem for Integrated Modelling of Atmospheric Composition


    Satellite layer

    Satellite Source
    GOES-16NOAA
    CIRA (GeoColor processing)
    GOES-17NOAA
    CIRA (GeoColor processing)
    HimawariJMA
    CIRA (GeoColor processing)
    METEOSATEUMETSAT


    Radar layer

    Country Source
    USA and CanadaNOAA, CMC
    GermanyDWD
    UKMetoffice
    FranceMeteofrance
    SpainAEMET
    ScandinaviaSHMI
    SlovakiaSHMÚ
    CzechiaČHMÚ
    PolandIMGW
    NetherlandsKNMI
    WorldEUMETSAT, Rainviewer.com


    Maps

    Country Source
    WorldOpenStreetMap (Wikimedia)