New version 1.0.5 uploads Metar Data.
- Based on the description of Metar data given here:
I have created a new version (1.0.5) that will upload observed data
to WU. There is a new button in on the main screen
After you make your observations, you must hit the 'Create Report'
button for the corresponding section (Sky or Weather Conditions). The
string that is display in the box will be the string sent to WU. If
there is no string in the box, an empty field is sent to weather
underground (for example if both strings are empty, it
In the http request, it uses the fields for &clouds and &weather in
order to report this data. I am not certain how WU will interpret the
data. Please give me some feedback if you are able to test it. Since
I could find no information on the WU site, I cannot be certain of
the format they expect (for instance, do they support elevation and
cloud types (TCB and CB)?
In order to keep the information timely, I erase these fields at the
top of the hour. If you want to generate another report for that
hour, you need to hit the "Create Report" button in the observation
screen. According to the above Metar document, observations are to be
observed at 45 mins after the hour and reported until the end of the
hour. The program will report the observations you make from the time
you enter them until the end of the hour.
If you have any suggestions or have some testing feedback, please let