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Where to find epw files associated with the future climate scenarios?

asked 2018-10-21 19:00:30 -0500

Aryan Shahabian's avatar

updated 2018-10-22 08:04:36 -0500

There are scenarios about the future of climate especially in accordance to global warming. I'm wondering where I could find corresponding epw files for various locations/cities.

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answered 2018-10-24 06:24:01 -0500

The best tool I know is Meteonorm (, although you´d have to get a license. Probably worth if you are planning to work on several locations.

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Thank you for sharing. Is there any FREE option for students. I only need data for ONE location.

Aryan Shahabian's avatar Aryan Shahabian  ( 2019-07-05 22:10:48 -0500 )edit

They have all the options on their website, but I guess it´d still be costly if you only need one location.

rafael.alonso's avatar rafael.alonso  ( 2019-07-23 03:50:58 -0500 )edit

answered 2018-10-22 08:22:46 -0500

WeatherShift does not provide all locations, as for instance for Portugal in my case.

I use a small and simple software (CCWeatherGen) that you can find here, as well as all related manuals/tutorials:

Hope that it may be usefull to you.

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thanks for sharing. This page ( refers to this ( and then to this ( The latter seems to be a dead end (error 404). Is there any alternative way?

Aryan Shahabian's avatar Aryan Shahabian  ( 2019-07-05 22:30:21 -0500 )edit

I used CCWeatherGen for free, and it was helpful. Thank you

Aryan Shahabian's avatar Aryan Shahabian  ( 2019-07-23 04:03:29 -0500 )edit

Obviously this is an old thread, but does anyone have the solution to the home of those HadCM3 files? Still refers to missing files, I have googled the file names, sends me to another broken link. I am trying to use this program while I wait for a WeatherShift order to come through (fingers twiddling impatiently) but I can't find those foundation files so it doesn't work. Anyone have the new location, or able to send theirs? Thanks!

PJC's avatar PJC  ( 2023-08-11 17:39:13 -0500 )edit

answered 2018-10-22 08:06:11 -0500

One source is WeatherShift from Arup.

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Thanks for sharing. I'm a student, and this is really expensive. (AMY FORMAT First Scenario € 240,00 Each Additional Scenario € 170,00 ... ) Is there any FREE option?

Aryan Shahabian's avatar Aryan Shahabian  ( 2019-07-05 22:09:49 -0500 )edit

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