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alternate sources of epw files

asked 2020-06-24 15:58:30 -0500

sashadf1's avatar

updated 2020-06-25 09:28:15 -0500

Does anyone know of any third-party sources of EPW files for use with ResStock and PAT other than WhiteBox Technologies?

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answered 2020-06-26 11:21:22 -0500

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EPW MAP ( is great but not quite up to date with all the files that are out there. If you go to, each of the WMO regions have a kml file that will show you to the available files as well as enable you to download.

Dr Yi Zhang also has a site:


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Comments is great because it has more recent weather than historic TMYs, i.e. TMYx.2004-2018.

MatthewSteen's avatar MatthewSteen  ( 2020-08-05 09:57:36 -0500 )edit

answered 2020-06-25 07:51:27 -0500

updated 2020-06-25 07:58:52 -0500

A good reference for a variety of sources of weather data is the Weather Data for Simulation page which includes Many of the sources are referenced on the EPW Map page that Luis Lara mentioned.

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answered 2020-06-24 16:03:44 -0500

Take a look at EPW MAP

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answered 2020-06-28 20:44:17 -0500

For locations in Italy you can build your EPW from row data you can find here (they are the basis of the recently renovated italian regulation climatic dataset):

Here another free set for locations in Italy, from an European Project:

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answered 2020-06-29 07:32:02 -0500

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updated 2020-08-05 02:19:06 -0500

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Here's a link on how to generate EPW file for any location from 1980 onward. This is currently going through beta-testing so if you'd like to give it a try would be greatly appreciated.

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