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OpenSnow API

To get an API key send and e-mail to hello@opensnow.com with your contact name, e-mail, and site where you are going to use the data. 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/getLocationIds.php

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.

Example:
http://opensnow.com/api/getLocationIds.php?apikey=[yourapikey]&state=CO&type=json

Retrieve OpenSnow Forecasts

URL: http://opensnow.com/api/getLocationData.php

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.

Example:
http://opensnow.com/api/getLocationData.php?apikey=[yourapikey]&lids=1,53&type=json

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