OpenSnow Data API

We are only releasing a limited number of API keys at this time. To request an API key send an e-mail to hello@opensnow.com with your contact name, e-mail, and site where you are going to use the data. We cannot promise that all requests will be accepted. Please read the requirments and documentation below before using the API.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Minimum one return link to any OpenSnow page using the OpenSnow logo is required on every page that uses data from the API.
  • API Keys are limited to 10,000 calls per day (resetting at midnight mountain time).
  • Retransmission or editing of the data in any form is strictly forbidden.
  • Abuse of any the above will result in the disabling of your API key.
  • We are unable to provide snow report data, please contact SnoCountry if you would like it.

Retrieve OpenSnow Location Identifiers

URL: http://opensnow.com/api/public/1.0/locations

Accepts three variables:
apikey (required): API Key issused by OpenSnow to you.
state (required): Two letter abbreviation for the state.
type (optional, default is xml): Return content type, options are xml, json, csv.

Retrieve OpenSnow Forecasts

URL: http://opensnow.com/api/public/1.0/locations/data

Accepts three variables:
apikey (required): API Key issused by OpenSnow to you.
lids (required): List of Location IDs, comma separated.
type (optional, default is xml): Return content type, options are xml and json.

Change Log

v1.0

  • Changed URL endpoints
  • Added response wrapper
  • Results now in results wrapper
  • Removed locations and location wrapper
  • Added backend logging of calls

v0.1

  • Initial Release