UV Index?

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Is it possible to get a UV index forcast (or measurement) from the API?

Based on position, country, city or what-ever...?
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Soren Badstue

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Posted 8 years ago

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(your json var)->{'current_observation'}->{'UV'};

Forecasted UVI can be retrieved by requesting "hourly" or "hourly10day", although for these the element is "uvi" and not "UV", and part of a forecast array, not as straightforward as the above example.

Hope that helps!
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Dan Zeitman

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What is the source and accuracy of the UV index,  it does not match NOAA resources.    Palm Springs shows a 2 and San Francisco and Miami FL a 5 for instance.   NOAA reports differently. 
Also how often is it updated?
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Alex Ershov

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For real time UV Index report try https://www.openuv.io. OpenUV - Global UV Index Forecast API.