What is Baron Historical Weather Data?
Baron Historical Weather Data is an optional collection of archived weather data. You can use your Baron Threat Net subscription to extract and view weather data from the archive. Free trial users can view historical data for 7 days into the past. For subscribers, custom packages are available, offering historical data for 7 days, 30 days, or a year into the past. Data is also available as far back as the last 8 years. Below is a list of Baron Threat Net data products that are available in the historical archive, along with data update frequency.
- Hi-Res Radar (Update time: 5 minutes)St
- Standard Radar (Update time: 5 minutes)Infra
- Infrared Satellite (Update time: 15 minutes)
- Damaging Wind Path (Update time: 5 minutes)
- Road Conditions (Update time: 1-2 minutes)
- Hail Path (Update time: 5 minutes)
- 24-Hour Rainfall Accumulation (Update time: 5 minutes)
- Current Weather (Update time: 1-2 minutes)
- Current Threats (Update time: 1-2 minutes)
How do I access historical weather data?
Current subscribers to the Public Safety package receive a free demo dataset. To access the data, click the “Historical” button at the top of the Baron Threat Net interface.
Up to 72 hours of data can be downloaded and viewed at any one time. You can lapse and step through the data as you would with current Baron Threat Net imagery. Depending on the data product, some products can be overlaid simultaneously.
Archived data is currently viewable on the Baron Threat Net web interface for tablets, laptops and desktops. You cannot view it currently on the Baron Threat Net app.
Can I subscribe to historical weather data?
Yes. Customers wishing to add Baron Historical Weather Data to their Threat Net subscriptions can contact us for a custom solution and pricing.
How can I use historical weather data?
Baron Historical Weather Data can be applied toward a variety of applications, depending on your industry. Examples include:
- Efficient post-event response
- Realistic severe weather simulations during drills and training exercises
- Accurate claim validation for insurance and funding purposes
What is the amount of time between frames in historical data?
The length of time and resulting smoothness of lapses depends on the length of the historical data selected. For example, 72 hours of data will result in more coarse animations; 8-hour lapses, by comparison, will animate more smoothly.