Yahoo Weather API and Alternatives

List of Yahoo Weather API alternatives

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Yahoo Weather API

About Yahoo Weather APIs

Obtain up-to-date weather data for your city with the Yahoo Weather API.

What is a Yahoo weather API?

A Yahoo weather application programming interface (API) is a service that allows the Yahoo Weather RSS feed to be added to a website or client application.

How does an API for Yahoo weather work?

Yahoo weather APIs are dynamic. They will automatically update based on a Where On Earth IDentifier (WOEID) which identifies any place located on the earth, geocoding (latitude and longitude), or location.

The RSS feed for the API uses the HTTP GET request method to query weather information. Extensible Markup Language (XML) is the default response, but within the query, a user can add a request parameter to format responses in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

Who is an API for Yahoo weather for exactly?

An API for Yahoo weather is for developers and other API users that want to add weather RSS feed functionality to their applications or websites.

Yahoo weather API is also for individuals and businesses that depend on knowing weather conditions. Examples include travel planning and organizing or attending outdoor sporting events.

Why are APIs for Yahoo weather important?

An API for Yahoo weather has a variety of ways to format unit measurements, channels, images, and item elements. With these options, developers can code customize responses to queries for their client applications or their websites. For example, they can program the request parameters and add units such as wind speed, wind direction, and distance in either imperial or metric format.

Individuals and businesses that use applications with an API for Yahoo weather will be able to get current and forecasted weather conditions all in one place. This will save them time in searching multiple websites or applications to get the weather information they need.

What can you expect from APIs for Yahoo Weather?

Weather forecasting accuracy and speed of accessing that information are what users can expect to receive from using Yahoo weather APIs.

Are there examples of free APIs for Yahoo weather?

The Yahoo weather API is free for non-profits and individuals for their personal use. Commercial entities must request an invite from the Yahoo developer network.

Best Yahoo Weather APIs

  1. Open Weather Map
  2. Weather
  3. Dark Sky
  4. US Weather by Zipcode
  5. US Weather by City
  6. AccuWeather
  7. National Weather Service
  8. AerisWeather

Yahoo Weather APIs SDKs

All Yahoo Weather APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

Sign up today for free on RapidAPI to begin using Yahoo Weather APIs!


Is Yahoo Weather API Free?

Yahoo Weather API has been retired. They provide some feeds which are free of charge for personal, non-commercial uses.

Alternatives to the Yahoo Weather API?

There are a ton of alternatives to the Yahoo Weather API you can find in this collection including:

  • OpenWeatherMap
  • Weatherbit
  • AccuWeather
  • Dark Sky
  • Weather2020
  • ClimaCell

How to use the OpenWeatherMap API?

  1. Sign Up for a RapidAPI Account
  2. Navigate to the OpenWeatherMap API Console.
  3. Test the Endpoints
  4. Select your programming language.
  5. Copy the code snippet(s).
  6. Integrate into your app.

Check out these specific examples