Documentation Overview

The Dark Sky API allows you to look up the weather anywhere on the globe, returning (where available):

  • Current weather conditions
  • Minute-by-minute forecasts out to one hour
  • Hour-by-hour and day-by-day forecasts out to seven days
  • Hour-by-hour and day-by-day observations going back decades

We provide two types of API requests:

You should also read our Terms of Service, but the short version is:

  • The first 1000 API requests you make every day are free of charge.
  • Every API request beyond that costs $0.0001.
  • You are required to display the message “Powered by Dark Sky” (linking to somewhere prominent in your app or service. (Details can be found in the terms themselves).

If you have any questions, please check the FAQ and, if you can’t find what you’re looking for there, send us an email.