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Data and products for official weather forecast by city

This page describes the data and products of weather forecasts per city that are created for some cities in the provinces and Canadian territories and distributed on the Environment and Climate Change Canada website :



How to access the data

This data is available on the MSC Datamart data server service as well as MSC GeoMet

An overview and examples to access and use the Meteorological Service of Canada's open data is available.

Example of a web map configured to display the CURRENT_CONDITIONS layer served by MSC GeoMet:


The end-user licence for Environment and Climate Change Canada's data servers specifies the conditions of use of this data.

MSC Open Data Service Usage Policy

The MSC Open Data Service Usage Policy determines what constitutes an acceptable use of MSC Open Data services and provides users best practices for optimal use.


The metadata of the weather forecasts per city are available on the Open Government Portal

Technical documentation

The weather forecast guide includes information on the issuing time of forecasts,time period covered by forecast, determination of forecast regions, forecast time period terminology, information included in the forecast, and forecast revision.