Process Title:
Extract UK Station Data
Abstract:
The "Extract UK Station Data" process provides tools to access surface station weather observations for a range of variables throughout the UK. These include temperature, rainfall and wind measurements. These records are available from 1859 to this year.

You can select which stations you require using either a bounding box, a list of UK counties, a list of station IDs or an uploaded file containing station IDs. Data is returned in CSV or tab-delimited text files. Please see the disclaimer.
Version number:
1.0.0
User Guide:
See User Guide
Is process cachable?:
False
 

Process Inputs

Parameter name Title Abstract Data type Item or array Permitted lengths Allowed values Labels displayed for allowed values Is dynamic?
StartDateTime Start Date Time The first date/time for which you wish to extract data. datetime item - - - False
EndDateTime End Date Time The last date/time for which you wish to extract data. datetime item - - - False
OutputTimeChunk Output Time Chunk The period of time spanned by each output file. string item - decade

year

month
- False
BBox Bounding Box The spatial bounding box within which to search for weather stations. This input will be ignored if counties, station source IDs or an input job ID are provided. bbox item - - - False
Counties Counties A list of counties within which to search for weather stations. This input will be ignored if station source IDs or an input job ID are provided. string list - ABERDEENSHIRE

ALDERNEY

ANGUS

ANTRIM

ARGYLL (IN HIGHLAND REGION)

ARGYLL (IN STRATHCLYDE REGION)

ARGYLLSHIRE

ARMAGH

ASCENSION IS

AUSTRALIA (ADDITIONAL ISLANDS)

AVON

AYRSHIRE

BANFFSHIRE

BEDFORDSHIRE

BERKSHIRE

BERWICKSHIRE

BORDERS

BOUVET ISLAND

BRECKNOCKSHIRE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

BUTESHIRE

CAERNARFONSHIRE

CAITHNESS

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

CARDIGANSHIRE

CARLOW

CARMARTHENSHIRE

CAVAN

CAYMAN ISLANDS

CENTRAL

CHANNEL ISLANDS

CHESHIRE

CHRISTMAS ISLAND

CLACKMANNANSHIRE

CLARE

CLEVELAND

CLWYD

COCOS ISLAND

COOK ISLANDS

CORK

CORNWALL

CUMBERLAND

CUMBRIA

CYPRUS

DENBIGHSHIRE

DERBYSHIRE

DETACHED ISLANDS

DEVON

DONEGAL

DORSET

DOWN

DUBLIN

DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

DUMFRIESSHIRE

DUNBARTONSHIRE

DURHAM

DYFED

EAST LOTHIAN

EAST SUSSEX

ESSEX

FALKLAND IS

FERMANAGH

FIFE

FLINTSHIRE

FORFARSHIRE

GALWAY

GLAMORGANSHIRE

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

GRAMPIAN

GREATER LONDON

GREATER MANCHESTER

GUADALOUPE

GUERNSEY

GWENT

GWYNEDD

HAMPSHIRE

HAWAII

HEREFORD

HEREFORD & WORCESTER

HERTFORDSHIRE

HIGHLAND

HUMBERSIDE

HUNTINGDONSHIRE

INVERNESS-SHIRE

ISLE OF ANGLESEY

ISLE OF MAN

ISLE OF WIGHT

ISLES OF SCILLY

JERSEY

KENT

KERRY

KILDARE

KILKENNY

KINCARDINESHIRE

KINROSS-SHIRE

KIRKCUDBRIGHTSHIRE

LANARKSHIRE

LANARKSHIRE

LANCASHIRE

LAOIS

LEICESTERSHIRE

LEITRIM

LIMERICK

LINCOLNSHIRE

LONDONDERRY

LONGFORD

LOTHIAN

LOUTH

MALDIVES

MALTA

MAYO

MEATH

MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS

MERIONETHSHIRE

MERSEYSIDE

MIDDLESEX

MID GLAMORGAN

MIDLOTHIAN

MIDLOTHIAN (IN BORDERS REGION)

MIDLOTHIAN (IN LOTHIAN REGION)

MONAGHAN

MONMOUTHSHIRE

MONTGOMERYSHIRE

MORAY

MORAY (IN GRAMPIAN REGION)

MORAY (IN HIGHLAND REGION)

NAIRNSHIRE

NORFOLK

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

NORTHUMBERLAND

NORTH YORKSHIRE

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

OCEAN ISLANDS

OFFALY

ORKNEY

OXFORDSHIRE

PACIFIC ISLANDS NORTH OF EQUATOR

PEEBLESHIRE

PEMBROKESHIRE

PERTHSHIRE

PERTHSHIRE (IN CENTRAL REGION)

PERTHSHIRE (IN TAYSIDE REGION)

PHOENIX ISLANDS

POWYS

POWYS (NORTH)

POWYS (SOUTH)

RADNORSHIRE

RENFREWSHIRE

ROSCOMMON

ROSS & CROMARTY

ROXBURGHSHIRE

RUTLAND

SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS

SARK

SELKIRKSHIRE

SEYCHELLES

SHETLAND

SHROPSHIRE

SINGAPORE

SLIGO

SOLOMON ISLANDS

SOMERSET

SOUTHERN LINE ISLANDS

SOUTH GEORGIA

SOUTH GLAMORGAN

SOUTH ORKNEYS

SOUTH SHETLAND

SOUTH YORKSHIRE

SPAIN (CANARY ISLANDS)

STAFFORDSHIRE

ST HELENA

STIRLING

STIRLING (IN CENTRAL REGION)

STIRLING (IN STRATHCLYDE REGION)

STRATHCLYDE

SUFFOLK

SURREY

SUSSEX

SUTHERLAND

TAYSIDE

TIPPERARY

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS

TYNE & WEAR

TYRONE

WARWICKSHIRE

WATERFORD

WESTERN ISLES

WEST GLAMORGAN

WEST LOTHIAN

WEST LOTHIAN (IN CENTRAL REGION)

WEST LOTHIAN (IN LOTHIAN REGION)

WESTMEATH

WEST MIDLANDS

WESTMORLAND

WEST SUFFOLK

WEST SUSSEX

WEST YORKSHIRE

WEXFORD

WICKLOW

WIGTOWNSHIRE

WILTSHIRE

WORCESTERSHIRE

YORKSHIRE
- False
StationIDs Station Source IDs A list of weather stations source IDs. This input will be ignored if an input job ID is provided. string list 1-20000 - - False
InputJobId Input Job Id The Id of a separate WPS Job used to select a set of weather stations. string item - - - False
ObsTableName Obervation Table Name The name of the database table used in the MIDAS database to identify a particular selection of weather observations. string item - TD

WD

RD

RH

RS

ST

WH

WM

RO
UK Daily Temperature

UK Daily Weather

UK Daily Rain

UK Hourly Rain

UK Sub-hourly Rain (to April 2005)

UK Soil Temperature

UK Hourly Weather

UK Mean Wind

Global Radiation Observations
False
Delimiter Delimiter The delimiter to be used in the output files. string item - comma

tab
- False
 
All WPS outputs are currently returned in:
Bespoke XML structure within ProcessSpecificContent (inside Execute Response document).
 
Process Description XML:
Call the DescribeProcess method for this process.