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Where can I find a weather file for my Location?

asked 2017-10-15 03:01:09 -0600

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updated 2018-05-30 15:29:37 -0600

How can I get a weather file for <Location> please ?

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answered 2017-10-17 03:15:25 -0600

updated 2018-05-31 02:55:16 -0600

Places where you can search for free weather files are for example:

There are two Meteonorm files on the EnergyPlus Support files here

There is a MeteonormReadme.txt that you must read for limitations about Meteonorm files if you aren't familiar with it.

A few general recommendations:

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answered 2018-05-30 16:26:22 -0600 has a nice interactive map interface of weather files across the globe. Double-click on a location to download the weather file.

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answered 2018-05-31 01:45:40 -0600

updated 2018-05-31 09:49:14 -0600

Just to throw another option if you are looking for an automated solution, the Get Site from Building Component Library OpenStudio measure downloads an epw, ddy, and stat file from a zip code lookup.

I don't know what tools you are using but, this measure specifically or the BCL API by itself can provide this functionality to other modeling and simulation tools.

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