Minutely Precipitation

Platform: API iOS Android

Get minute-level precipitation forecast data every 5 minutes for the next 2 hours in China.

This data is only supported for Chinese cities.

Request URL

https://api.qweather.com/v7/minutely/5m?[params]

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Request Parameters

All parameters are separated by &. If no optional parameters are set, the default value will be used.

  • location(required)The comma-separated longitude and latitude (decimal, up to 2 decimal places) of the location to be queried. For example: location=116.41,39.92
  • key(required)API authentication key, please refer to How To Get Your Key. Support Signature Authentication. Example: key=12334567890ABC
  • langMulti-language settings, only support Chinese and English for this data. The available value are lang=zh and lang=en

Request Example

Minutely precipitation for 116.38N, 39.91E

curl -L -X GET --compressed 'https://api.qweather.com/v7/minutely/5m?location=116.38,39.91&key=YOUR_KEY'

Response

The response is in JSON format and is Gzip compressed, all fields are Strings.

{
  "code": "200",
  "updateTime": "2021-12-16T18:55+08:00",
  "fxLink": "https://www.qweather.com",
  "summary": "95分钟后雨就停了",
  "minutely": [
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T18:55+08:00",
      "precip": "0.15",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:00+08:00",
      "precip": "0.23",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:05+08:00",
      "precip": "0.21",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:10+08:00",
      "precip": "0.17",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:15+08:00",
      "precip": "0.18",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:20+08:00",
      "precip": "0.24",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:25+08:00",
      "precip": "0.31",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:30+08:00",
      "precip": "0.37",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:35+08:00",
      "precip": "0.41",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:40+08:00",
      "precip": "0.43",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:45+08:00",
      "precip": "0.41",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:50+08:00",
      "precip": "0.36",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T19:55+08:00",
      "precip": "0.32",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:00+08:00",
      "precip": "0.27",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:05+08:00",
      "precip": "0.22",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:10+08:00",
      "precip": "0.17",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:15+08:00",
      "precip": "0.11",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:20+08:00",
      "precip": "0.06",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:25+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:30+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:35+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:40+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:45+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    },
    {
      "fxTime": "2021-12-16T20:50+08:00",
      "precip": "0.0",
      "type": "rain"
    }
  ],
  "refer": {
    "sources": [
      "QWeather"
    ],
    "license": [
      "QWeather Developers License"
    ]
  }
}
  • code See Status Code
  • updateTime API last update time
  • fxLink Responsive web page of this data, for embedded in website or APP
  • summary Precipitation description
  • minutely.fxTime Forecast time
  • minutely.precip Accumulated precipitation in 5 minutes, unit is millimeter.
  • minutely.type Type of precipitation, rain and snow
  • refer.sources Data source and other statements, may be null
  • refer.license Data license, may be null