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  • Wind animation
    GFS, ICON, GEM

    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.

    Weather models

    Model Source Data link
    GFS, HRRRNOAANOMADS
    ICON, ICON (EU), COSMODWDOpen Data Server
    GEMCMCGoverment of Canada


    Radar layers

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


    Maps

    Country Source
    WorldOpenStreetMap (Wikimedia)