Azure Maps weather services coverage

This article provides coverage information for Azure Maps Weather services.

Weather information supported

Infrared satellite tiles

Infrared satellite imagery, showing clouds by their temperature, is returned when tilesetID is set to microsoft.weather.infrared.main when making calls to Get Map Tile and can then be overlaid on the map image.

Minute forecast

The Get Minute forecast service returns minute-by-minute forecasts for the specified location for the next 120 minutes.

Radar tiles

Radar tiles, showing areas of rain, snow, ice and mixed conditions, are returned when tilesetID is set to microsoft.weather.radar.main when making calls to Get Map Tile and can then be overlaid on the map image.

Severe weather alerts

Azure Maps Severe weather alerts service returns severe weather alerts from both official Government Meteorological Agencies and other leading severe weather alert providers. The service can return details such as alert type, category, level and detailed description. Severe weather includes conditions like hurricanes, tornados, tsunamis, severe thunderstorms, and fires.

Other

  • Air quality. The Air Quality service returns current, hourly or daily forecasts that include pollution levels, air quality index values, the dominant pollutant, and a brief statement summarizing risk level and suggested precautions.
  • Current conditions. The Get Current Conditions service returns detailed current weather conditions such as precipitation, temperature and wind for a given coordinate location.
  • Daily forecast. The Get Daily Forecast service returns detailed weather forecasts such as temperature and wind by day for the next 1, 5, 10, 15, 25, or 45 days for a given coordinate location.
  • Daily indices. The Get Daily Indices service returns index values that provide information that can help in planning activities. For example, a health mobile application can notify users that today is good weather for running or playing golf.
  • Historical weather. The Historical Weather service includes Daily Historical Records, Actuals and Normals that return climatology data such as past daily record temperatures, precipitation and snowfall at a given coordinate location.
  • Hourly forecast. The Get Hourly Forecast service returns detailed weather forecast information by the hour for up to 10 days.
  • Quarter-day forecast. The Get Quarter Day Forecast Service returns detailed weather forecast by quarter-day for up to 15 days.
  • Tropical storms. The Tropical Storm Service provides information about active storms, tropical storm forecasts and locations and the ability to search for tropical storms by year, basin ID, or government ID.
  • Weather along route. The Get Weather Along Route Service returns hyper local (1 kilometer or less), up-to-the-minute weather nowcasts, weather hazard assessments, and notifications along a route described as a sequence of waypoints.

Azure Maps Weather coverage tables

Note

Azure Maps doesn't have the same level of detail and accuracy for all countries and regions.

Americas

Country/Region Infrared satellite & Radar tiles Minute forecast Severe weather alerts Other*
Anguilla
Antarctica
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bonaire
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Canada
Cayman Islands
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Curaçao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Falkland Islands
French Guiana
Greenland
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Martinique
Mexico
Montserrat
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Martin
Saint Pierre & Miquelon
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Sint Eustatius
Sint Maarten
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
Suriname
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos Islands
U.S. Outlying Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela

Asia Pacific

Country/Region Infrared satellite & Radar tiles Minute forecast Severe weather alerts Other*
Afghanistan
American Samoa
Australia
Bangladesh
Bhutan
British Indian Ocean Territory
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cook Islands
Fiji
French Polynesia
Guam
Heard Island & McDonald Islands
Hong Kong SAR
India
Indonesia
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Korea
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Macao SAR
Malaysia
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nauru
Nepal
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Niue
Norfolk Island
North Korea
Northern Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Pitcairn Islands
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Tokelau
Tonga
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vietnam
Wallis & Futuna

Europe

Country/Region Infrared satellite & Radar tiles Minute forecast Severe weather alerts Other*
Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Guernsey
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Italy
Jan Mayen
Jersey
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
North Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia 1
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Svalbard
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City

1 Partial coverage includes Moscow and Saint Petersburg

Middle East & Africa

Country/Region Infrared satellite & Radar tiles Minute forecast Severe weather alerts Other*
Algeria
Angola
Bahrain
Benin
Botswana
Bouvet Island
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo (DRC)
Côte d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
French Southern Territories
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jordan
Kenya
Kuwait
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Oman
Palestinian Authority
Qatar
Réunion
Rwanda
Saint Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha
São Tomé & Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Syria
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

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