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Cost-recovered data services

The Meteorological Service of Canada offers the following cost-recovered data services. Anyone interested in those services is invited to contact us.

Archived data retrieval

Environment and Climate Change Canada does not have on online service to retrieve archived data. The data retrieval service is provided under a cost recovery policy.

The processing rate for archived data retrieval is 99$/hour, with a minimum charge of one hour. Typical archived data retrieval requests require between 2-4 hours to process. The data itself is free.

Dedicated data feed

Dedicated data feeds with 24/7 support are available to specialized users and may include data not directly available to the public. Pricing varies according to the desired data types and associated bandwidth requirements. Contracts typically span over a year or more, and payments are usually processed on a monthly basis.

Available data include:

Details regarding radar data pricing are as follows:

Raw data in IRIS or ODIM_H5 format:

Products in digital format:

Please, note that these rates are indicative only and may change.

Starting price regarding push feed for NWP data in GRIB format, or any other data is $500/month + $500 set-up fee for up to 1 Gb/day. Add 500$/month for each additional Gb per day.

Please note that a $200 fee is required for any changes related to data feeds.